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Police identify victim in suspicious Metchosin death; truck found in Oak Bay

Police are seeking witnesses with information related to the suspicious death of a man found inside his Metchosin home on Friday.

The man has been identified by police as Martin Payne, 60. Foul play is suspected, West Shore RCMP said. The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit, which probes homicides and suspicious deaths, is leading the investigation.

Mounties found Payne’s body in his home on Brookview Drive, after receiving a call that he was missing from work. Three days earlier, Oak Bay police found his truck on Woodburn Avenue. The red Ford F150 pickup truck was found at about 1 p.m. on July 9. Police are looking for anyone who might have seen the truck between the afternoon of July 8 and 1 p.m. on July 9.

Kym Hill, who lives next door to Payne, said he moved into the house in January 2016 with his daughter, but had

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Police identify victim of suspicious death in Greater Victoria

West Shore RCMP have identified the victim of a “suspicious death” just outside of Victoria.

Police said in a written statement that 60-year-old Martin Payne was found deceased in his home in the 1000 block of Brookview Drive, Metchosin on Friday.

Police were following up after Payne was reported missing from work. Foul play is suspected.

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has been called in to investigate. Neither the RCMP nor the VIIMCU has arrested a suspect in connection to the death.

Three days earlier, on July 9 at 1 p.m., the Oak Bay Police Department located Payne’s red Ford F150 pickup truck, with B.C. licence plate 7432HY parked on Woodburn Avenue, in Oak Bay.

The truck is a red and grey extended cab four-by-four with a black metal headache rack and black bed rails.

“We are seeking witnesses to come forward who may have seen the victim’s red Ford F150 pickup truck or anyone associated to this vehicle between the afternoon

Read more at: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/metchosin-suspicious-death-1.5211022

St. Pete police identify body found in lake as 16-year-old

– St. Petersburg police officers have identified the body that was found near alligators in Lake Maggiore.

Police were called to the lake off of Dr. MLK Jr Street on the morning of July 4. 

Investigators said Saturday that the body was identified as 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, who had been released from juvenile detention on June 29.

“If anyone had seen him between the 29th and the 4th, we would certainly like to know so we can go out and figure out and put the puzzle together,” said Lt. Matthew Furse.

There were no obvious signs of foul play, police said, but they are awaiting autopsy results.

“It is still

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Deputies identify victim in suspicious death west of town

TUCSON, Ariz. – Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a suspicious death as a homicide that happened on the westside of Tucson July 3.

Deputies have identified the victim as 33-year-old Christina Leonard.

According to the department, the call came in at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday from the 4900 block of South Cactus Wren Avenue.

Upon arrival deputies found her dead at the scene with obvious signs of trauma.

There are no further details at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

This is a developing story. Please stay with KGUN9.com and KGUN9-TV for more updates.

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UPDATE: Freeport police identify victim from ‘suspicious’ death

FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) — Updated: June 5, 2019, 3:40 p.m.

A man found dead in Freeport earlier Wednesday morning has been identified, according to Freeport police.

Thomas Fort, 45, was identified as the victim.

Police say Fort was pronounced dead in the 500 block of Iroquois Street around 7 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled for June 6, 2019.


Updated: June 5, 2019, 10:10 a.m.

Freeport police say a male body found this morning is believed to be suspicious in nature.

Officers responded around 7 a.m. in the 500 block of Iroquois Street.

The body is now at the coroner’s office.

The man’s identity is withheld pending family notification.


Published: June 5, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

The body of a man was found Wednesday morning in Freeport.

Police responded to the call about 7 a.m. in the 500 block of Iroquois Street.

At this time, police are investigating and working to identify the man.


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Officials identify body found in wooded area as missing man from Wagener – WRDW

Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) — The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified a man found dead in a wooded area.

According to Coroner Darryl Ables, William Anderson, 37, was found on Daisy Street back on May 24.

Anderson had been missing since May 23. Family said he’d last been seen that day around 7:00 a.m. at his residence on North Main Street.

On the same day around 2:00 p.m., deputies found the 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Anderson is known to drive wrecked and on fire in the woodline of Goose Platter Road and Daisy Street.

Details surrounding his death remain unknown, but investigators listed his death as “suspicious.”

The cause of death will be determined after a toxicology report is delivered.

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Authorities identify man found dead in New Hampshire

BERLIN, N.H. (WCAX) We have an update on a suspicious death in New Hampshire’s North Country.

The attorney general identified the man whose body was found Tuesday on a trail near Cates Hill Road in Berlin as Tyler Supry, 27.

Authorities say Supry was reported missing May 9.

The medical examiner is awaiting toxicology tests before determining what killed Supry but authorities say there is no threat to the public.

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College Station police identify homicide victim found inside mobile home

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) — College Station police have identified a man they say is the victim of a homicide.

Osiel Benitez-Herrera (Photo submitted by family)

Police say a man called 9-1-1 around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday night, claiming he found his roommate dead inside their home at a mobile home park located in the 3000 block of Texas Avenue.

The victim is Osiel Benitez-Herrera, 30, according to police.

Family and neighbors insist the roommate is a suspect in this case, but police tell KBTX he is only being questioned.

College Station Police say the roommate claimed he heard a suspicious noise when he got home, got spooked and called the police.

Investigators are still interviewing witnesses.

The victim’s family says they last heard from him about an hour before he died. Police told them about his death early this morning.

Neighbors say they didn’t hear any

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Authorities identify person of interest in Laconia homicide investigation

Investigators identified a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Laconia early Wednesday.

The Attorney General’s Office said Hassan Sapry, 21 of Laconia, is a person of interest in the death of Wilfred Guzman, Sr. on Friday.

Investigators said Sapry was last seen on Pleasant Street Tuesday afternoon and is believed to be on foot. He should be considered armed and dangerous, officials said.

Laconia police confirmed to News 9 that a search warrant was executed on Pleasant Street in connection with Guzman’s death.

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Guzman’s death was ruled a homicide on Saturday.

A News 9 crew on scene early Wednesday morning saw the state major crime unit van parked on Pleasant Street, with police tape surrounding a house and multiple police officers on the scene.

The Attorney General’s Office told News 9 the investigation into Guzman’s death was ongoing.

Stay with News 9 and

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