Police identify man found dead in Linden area

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police said they are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the back of a house in the Linden area.

Officers were dispatched at 6:04 p.m. to a home in the 900 block of East 19th Avenue Monday.

Upon arrival, first responders found a man unresponsive and pronounced him dead on the scene.

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Detectives said the man died from a gunshot wound, according to the coroner's office.

Police later identified the man as 34-year-old John Mabrey.

This is the 41st homicide in Columbus in 2019

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