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Body Found in Dog River Ruled Homicide

On Monday, May 13, 2019 at approximately 6:21 p.m., police responded to the area of Dog River waterway in the 1500 block of West Martin Drive in reference to a deceased male found behind the location. 

The autopsy performed on the decomposed body recovered from Dog River was completed Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The manner of death is ruled as homicide. The body is identified as 39-year-old Adran Portis. This investigation is still ongoing. 

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