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Medical examiner: Virginia man’s death ruled homicide

May 20, 2020 GMT

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man whose body was found three days before his 21st birthday died of a gunshot wound to the chest and his death was ruled a homicide, a medical examiner said.

The body of Marcus A. Jones, 20, was discovered around 7 a.m. on May 8 inside the Petersburg Sports Complex, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. After Jones’ body was found, investigators discovered a second crime scene about 2 miles away that was believed to be related to Jones’ slaying. There, detectives examined a red vehicle parked on the street with its rear window shattered, possibly from gunfire.

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Petersburg police have not provided any additional information about Jones’ death. So far, there have been no arrests in the case.

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