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Police ID Man Killed in Downtown Raleigh

Posted January 13, 2008

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— Raleigh police have identified a man killed early Sunday morning.

The body of Demetrius Leon Christmas, 23, was found at East Jones Street and Idlewild Avenue around 1:15 a.m., officers said.

The slaying marked Raleigh's fourth homicide for the year.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at 919-890-3555 or CrimeStoppers at 919-226-CRIME.

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  • NCcountryGirl Jan 18, 2008

    did he by any chance go to garner?? This name sounds familiar but I just can't remember if the last name was christmas. God rest his soul!