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Victim identified after body found in rural Winnebago County

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) — Updated: Dec. 11, 2018, 1:45 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office confirmed the identity a man whose body was found on the rural outskirts of the county Monday afternoon.

Jamie Stephens, 31, of Rockford, was identified as the victim.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the death as part of a murder investigation. Officials believe the body was intentionally left behind at 9200 Knapp Rd.

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Updated: Dec. 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office says the body found in the 9200 block of Knapp Road was a 31-year-old man from Rockford.

Investigators believe the body was placed there intentionally. The name of the victim is being withheld until the family is notified.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Updated: Dec. 10, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a murder investigation for the dead body found

Read more at: https://www.wifr.com/content/news/Police-investigate-dead-body-in-Winnebago-County--502396861.html

UPDATE: Victim identified in suspicious death incident

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) — Police say the man found deceased on South St. Tuesday afternoon has been identified as 69-year-old Benjamin Anthony Hairston.

Police in Danville say they are investigating an incident which resulted in a suspicious death Tuesday.

At approximately 4:19 p.m., officers were called to a residence in the 1600 block of South St. for a report of an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, police say they discovered a deceased male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Police say the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Stay with WDBJ7 for any updates regarding this incident.

Read more at: https://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Danville-Police-investigating-a-suspcious-death-500436341.html

UPDATE | Death at Southlawn Cemetery ruled a homicide, victim identified – WRDW

Monday, September 24, 2018

6:20 p.m.

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) — The Aiken County Coroner’s Office tells News 12 the body of James D. Maxwell was found in the cemetery early Monday. He worked at Southlawn Cemetery.

Maxwell was found in a small living space on the grounds with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and Aiken County Coroner’s Office are investigating

1:00 p.m.

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) — The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what they say is a suspicious death.

A body was found Monday morning at Southlawn Cemetery on Whiskey Road, and deputies arrived on the scene around 10:15 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

Read more at: https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Suspicious-death-investigated-on-Whiskey-Road-494151171.html

Police arrest suspect, ID victim after Paulding County manhunt

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Michael Kent Loop, 32, of Defiance, Ohio was arrested and booked into the Paulding County Jail on Thursday, September 20, 2018 after an hours-long manhunt. Loop faces a felony murder charge.

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Michael Kent Loop, 32, of Defiance, Ohio was arrested and booked into the Paulding County Jail on Thursday, September 20, 2018 after an hours-long manhunt. Loop faces a felony murder charge.

‘Suspicious death’ in KCK now being investigated as a homicide, victim identified

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police have identified the man whose body was found Tuesday night and are now considering his death a homicide.

Officers were initially called to a field near the intersection of North 79th at State Avenue in KCK where the body was found.

KCK police initially called it a “suspicious death.” The victim, later identified as 30-year-old Than Dun, of KCK, was found with no visible signs of foul play. Police are investigating to find out how Dun died and now say this is a homicide investigation.

If you have information that will help investigators, call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Read more at: https://fox4kc.com/2018/09/20/suspicious-death-in-kck-now-being-investigated-as-a-homicide-victim-identified/

Former Iowa State women’s golfer identified as victim in suspicious death at Coldwater Golf Links, one suspect …

Update: The Iowa State Athletics Department will honor Celia Barquin Arozamena at Saturday’s football game vs. Akron, according to cyclones.com.

Original story: A man has been charged in the murder of a former Iowa State golfer whose body was found at an Ames golf course Monday morning, according to a press release.



Iowa State junior Celia Barquin warms up during practice. 

Read more at: http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/politics_and_administration/campus/coldwater-golf-links-celia-barquin-arozamena/article_5d396a3e-baf3-11e8-ba7c-cb60834a7817.html

Suspicious death in Slidell ruled a homicide; victim’s niece in custody


Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scene Investigation

SLIDELL, La. — Slidell Police detectives have determined that the suspicious death they investigated on Paige Court Monday was a homicide.

Police found the victim, 65-year-old Dianne Bercy, in her home at 1005 Paige Court while performing a welfare check. Her sister told police she had not heard from Bercy in several days.

Bercy had “unusual injuries,” police said, and her vehicle was also missing from the home. Investigators determined that she had been stabbed multiple times.

Kenya Despenza, 39, Bercy’s niece, has been identified as a person-of-interest. Despenza reportedly was in possession of Bercy’s vehicle. She’s been booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on charges of theft of a motor vehicle and

Read more at: https://wgno.com/2018/07/31/suspicious-death-in-slidell-ruled-a-homicide-victims-niece-in-custody/

Suspicious death in Slidell ruled a homicide; victim’s niece in …


Crime Scene Investigation

Crime Scene Investigation

SLIDELL, La. — Slidell Police detectives have determined that the suspicious death they investigated on Paige Court Monday was a homicide.

Police found the victim, 65-year-old Dianne Bercy, in her home at 1005 Paige Court while performing a welfare check. Her sister told police she had not heard from Bercy in several days.

Bercy had “unusual injuries,” police said, and her vehicle was also missing from the home. Investigators determined that she had been stabbed multiple times.

Kenya Despenza, 39, Bercy’s niece, has been identified as a person-of-interest. Despenza reportedly was in possession of Bercy’s vehicle. She’s been booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on charges of theft of a motor vehicle and

Read more at: https://wgno.com/2018/07/31/suspicious-death-in-slidell-ruled-a-homicide-victims-niece-in-custody/