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Homeless Man Chopped To Death In Puerto Rico

Homeless Man Chopped To Death In Puerto Rico

Crime scene - Do not cross. Chalk outline of murdered victim of Gun Violence on the road with Evidence cards placed next to bullet casings. Blue & red police lights flashing around.

SAN JUAN — Police are trying to identify a homeless man whose bloodied body was found in Puerto Rico’s capital city early this morning.

Police said San Juan police received a report of a wounding on Prizgar Road, San Juan, at around 12.30 a.m. and found the body of a man bleeding from chop wounds.

He appeared to be of mixed descent, was light brown in complexion with a long black beard, and was wearing only black short pants.

Police took him to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, where he was declared dead at around 12.45 a.m.

Investigators said people in the area recognised the man as homeless. No one knew his name or personal information.

Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are continuing enquiries.

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