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Durham police investigating homicide on US 70

Posted October 18, 2015 7:28 a.m. EDT
Updated October 19, 2015 5:47 a.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in the back of a vehicle Saturday night on U.S. Highway 70.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at 11:27 p.m. and, upon arrival, found Kenneth Mitchell III, 19, of Durham in the back of a car on U.S. 70 near Miami Boulevard.

The westbound lanes of U.S. 70 were closed for several hours while police investigated.

No further information was immediately available.

Anybody with information about the incident is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4440.