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Family identifies man found dead in Tallahassee

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Published: Jun. 12, 2016 at 9:16 AM EDT
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By: Erika Fernandez

June 12, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)-- The Leon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a car early Sunday morning.

Deputies were called to the intersection of Ross Road and Crawfordville Highway around 5 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies found a man dead in a vehicle.

Family members told WCTV that the victim's name is Cedric Hayes Jr. They say he passed away after being shot.

LCSO asks anyone with information regarding the incident to call them at 850-606-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

No further details are available at this time.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News

June 12, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Leon County Sheriff's deputies are working a crime scene at the intersection of Ross Road and Crawfordville Highway.

Deputies say they got a call around 5:00 a.m. regarding a disabled vehicle in the area. They say a man was found dead in the car.

It's still early on in the investigation, but deputies say they do suspect foul play.

Northbound lanes of Crawfordville Highway are closed because of the active investigation.

WCTV has a crew headed to the scene. We'll continue to update you as more information becomes available.