Woman finds son’s partially buried body behind house

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police are investigating a case in which a woman found her dead son partially buried behind a house on the city’s east side.

According to police, the woman paid a man to tell her the whereabouts of her missing son. She went to a house in the 20000 block of Marx around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and found his body.

The name of the victim, believed to be 23 years old, has not been released. Police did not release a possible cause of death; however, according to WWJ-AM (950), the man had multiple gunshot wounds and was partially buried under debris.

Police said they have a person of interest they are looking for as they continue to investigate.

cwilliams@detroitnews.com

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