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UPDATED: Tuesday June 25, 2013 1:38 PM

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has determined the name of the man found shot outside of Green Lawn Cemetery early Monday.

Akeem Jordell Johnson, 21, of Midland Avenue was pronounced dead at the scene on Greenlawn Avenue early Monday morning.

Workers from the Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry were on a break and found Johnson's body outside of the cemetery.

Johnson had been shot in the upper body.

Authorities said on Monday that they believed the victim had been killed at another location and dumped near the cemetery.

Investigators were looking into whether his death could be linked to a disturbance earlier in the night in the 700 block of Greenfield Drive.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau at 614-525-3351.

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