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Authorities in Little Rock investigate homicide after person found dead in alley

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Police in Little Rock are investigating a homicide, the city's 40th of the year.

The Little Rock Police Department said on Twitter shortly before 7:30 p.m. that officers were at the scene of the killing in the 600 block of west 24th St.

Police were called about 6:30 p.m. after children walking through an alley in the area saw someone lying on the ground bleeding, Officer Steve Moore said at the scene.

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Police located the deceased victim, who appeared to be an adult, Moore said. The cause of death isn't known, but it is clearly a homicide, Moore said.

The victim had likely been in the alley a few hours, police said.

Investigators were said to be canvassing the surrounding neighborhood for possible witnesses.

Read Sunday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details.

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BornRed says...

Sad

Posted 13 August 2017, 10:13 a.m. Suggest removal

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