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Durham Police Identify Shooting Victim

Posted August 5, 2007

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— Durham police on Sunday identified the man whose body was found Friday.

Ronald Bittle, 24, of Durham, suffered gunshot wounds, and police are treating the case as a homicide, officers said.

Police found the Bittle’s body behind a house at the corner of Clarendon and F streets after receiving calls around 7:40 p.m. Friday. He had been dead for at least two days, investigators said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Sgt. Jack Cates at 919-560-4440, ext. 262 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.