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Body found in Baltimore's Leakin Park ruled a homicide

A man found dead inside a well in Leakin Park in Southwest Baltimore on Tuesday died of trauma to his body, and his death was ruled a homicide after an autopsy, police said Wednesday.

A passerby walking on a trail near the 3600 block of North Franklintown Road reported finding the body about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, and responding fire department paramedics pronounced him dead, police said.

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The autopsy Wednesday determined the cause of death to be trauma, and the Baltimore Police Department opened a homicide investigation. No further information, including the man’s identity, was released.

Anyone with information is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. Tips can be texted to 443-902-4824.

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