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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

Read more at: https://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/police-identify-victim-in-suspicious-metchosin-death-truck-found-in-oak-bay-1.23884813

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

Police say man found dead in Hinesburg was homicide victim

HINESBURG, Vt. (WCAX) Police now say a man found dead in Hinesburg was the victim of a homicide.

Investigators say David Auclair, 45, of Williston, died of multiple gunshot wounds. They have no suspects at this time.

Auclair’s body was found just before 11 p.m. Thursday and the Vermont State Police crime scene unit was at the scene for most of the day Friday.

A neighbor our Dom Amato spoke with said the police presence was very unusual in their somewhat quiet neighborhood.

“Never in my backyard, they say,” Dianne Deforge said.

Deforge walked outside her home on Gilman Road Friday morning to find a crime scene just a few hundred feet away at the trailhead parking lot of the LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest.

“It’s a little scary,” she said.

Deforge says her husband said he believed he heard multiple gunshots Thursday night.

“He said they were in succession, fast,”

Read more at: https://www.wcax.com/content/news/Police-investigating-after-dead-body-found-in-Hinesburg.html

1 arrested in suspicious death in Fort Smith, police say; victim ID’d – Arkansas Democrat

A person was arrested in a suspicious death in Fort Smith and authorities have identified the man who died, police said.

Fort Smith police said that William J. Dubois Jr., 72, was found at 1802 S. Greenwood after officers were sent to the address Thursday around 4:24 p.m.

Dubois’ death was not due to natural causes or self-inflicted injuries, authorities said.

The identity of the person arrested in connection with Dubois’ death has not been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

Read more at: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/jul/12/fort-smith-police-investigating-suspecious-death/

Fort Smith Police Investigating Suspicious Death At Duplex, Victim Identified

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — A man at the center of a suspicious death investigation in Fort Smith has been identified, and an arrest has been made.

Aric Mitchell with the Fort Smith Police Department said officers found 72-year-old William J. Dubois, Jr. deceased around 4:30 p.m. Thursday (July 11) after being dispatched to check the welfare of the person living at a duplex on Greenwood Ave.

William J. Dubois, Jr.

Investigators were called to the scene and determined that Dubois’ death was not due to natural or self-inflicted injuries.

One person has been arrested in connection with the death. That person’s identity has not been released.

Mitchell says detectives are following several leads at this time and will release more information as they receive it.

Dubois’ wife told 5NEWS that he was a retired teacher for the Fort Smith

Read more at: https://5newsonline.com/2019/07/11/fort-smith-police-investigating-suspicious-death-at-duplex/

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.

Read more at: https://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/deputies-investigate-suspicious-death-west-of-town

Authorities probe suspicious death after shooting victim dropped off at Elliot Hospital

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TPD releases name of victim in Wednesday’s suspicious death

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — The Topeka Police Dept. has released the name of the 50-year-old Topeka woman whose death investigators called suspicious.

On Wednesday, Odessa Marie Henderson collapsed in an alley, in the 300 block of SW Lindenwood Ave., TPD said. Officers responded to the scene and were performing CPR until medical crews arrived.

Henderson was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Investigators are still waiting for the official cause of death from the coroner’s office, TPD added.

Anyone with information about what happened should call TPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400, or Shawnee Co. Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

Read more at: https://www.wibw.com/content/news/TPD-releases-name-of-victim-in-Wednesdays-suspicious-death-511956462.html

EPD investigating Friday morning murder, victim identified

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Update: Police have identified the victim as Cory Lee Hughes, 27. They are investigating his death as a murder, according to the Evansville Police report. Another person discovered Hughes face down in a pool of blood and called 911. 

Hughes was transported to a local hospital, where he died. 

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Evansville Police are investigating a suspicious death after a victim was discovered with apparent head trauma.

Police said the incident began at 7:30 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of East  Maryland. Police said it appears the victim there had head trauma.

The victim’s name hasn’t yet been released. Police said more information will be given following the autopsy.

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