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Laredo Police investigating sixth homicide of the year

The body of a person was seen in the middle of the street at the 2300 block of Madison Tuesday morning
Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 6:31 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) - The Laredo Police Department is investigating what they are calling the sixth homicide of the year.

The incident happened on Tuesday morning at around 4 a.m. where a body was found near the 2300 block of Madison and San Ignacio right next to a basketball court.

According to reports, a person was driving in the area and spotted the body of a man lying in the middle of the street.

Authorities have confirmed that they are investigating the case as a homicide.

According to reports, the victim was in his late 40s and was allegedly stabbed to death.

The person’s identity has not been released at this time.

Authorities are investigating the death of a person at a west Laredo neighborhood.

This was the scene this morning at around 4 a.m. near the Madison Street and San Ignacio Avenue right next to a basketball court.

A body was seen covered in the middle of the street and Laredo police were seen investigating the scene.

Someone from the Webb County Medical Examiner was also called to the scene to determine the exact cause of death.

No other details have been provided at this moment but we’ll continue to keep you updated on our newscast and website.

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