Update: Police investigating second homicide of 2021

Laredo Police have now released the identity of the man whose body was found Tuesday
Published: Feb. 23, 2021 at 10:01 AM CST
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - Update: Laredo police officers are saying Tuesday’s death investigation is now being called the second homicide of 2021.

Details are sparse but according to LPD, the body found yesterday in central Laredo is 25-year-old Justin Heath Allen who was originally from the state of Mississippi.

Allen’s body was found Tuesday morning by officers.

The investigation remains open and KGNS will bring you more details as they become available.

Authorities are investigating a death in Central Laredo.

According to the Laredo Police Department, a body was found at the end of Clark Boulevard just east of Loop 20 near the offices of the Department of Public Safety.

Details are light at the moment; however, police were able to confirm that it was the body of a man.

Laredo Police and medical forensics are at the scene.

Officers are asking drivers and the public to avoid the area while they investigate.

KGNS News will have more information as it becomes available.

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