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Vicksburg man slain in Texas

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A Vicksburg man has been found murdered in Laredo, Texas.

According to Investigator Jose Baeza, Public Information Officer with the Laredo Police Department, the body of 25-year-old Justin Heath Allen of Vicksburg was found by Laredo officers during their regular patrol on Feb. 23, at approximately 9:15 a.m.

Allen was lying unresponsive in the 4500 block of Clark Blvd., a dead end street. Laredo Paramedics arrived to the location and confirmed that Allen had passed.

Investigators from Crimes Against Persons took over the investigation and the Laredo Police Department has listed this case as a homicide.  Laredo police say this is the second homicide this year in their city.

The Webb County Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy.

This case remains an ongoing investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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