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Body found shot in Baton Rouge cemetery

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Posted: Nov 17, 2010 12:47 PM
Updated: Nov 17, 2010 12:47 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: Baton Rouge, Police, Gabriel Memorial Cemetery, Hillar Moore

BATON ROUGE - A body was found with gunshot wounds in Gilbert Cemetery in Baton Rouge this morning.

Detectives were called out to the cemetery near the corner of Greenwell Springs Road and North Ardenwood shortly after 10:00a.m. this morning.

Police say the victim was 38 years old, but have not released his name. He was found in the back of the cemetery by someone who was visiting a grave site.

The deceased appeared to have been shot multiple times in the upper torso, according to police.

News 2's Sarah Rosario will have more on the investigation on News 2 at 5 and 6pm.

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