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Remains Of Durham Shooting Victim Identified

Posted July 6, 2004 2:34 a.m. EDT

— Durham police identified a person found dead outside an unoccupied house on Chapel Hill Road Monday as James Matthew Rowland, 23, of 802 Kent Street. Rowland had been shot to death.

Rowland's body was found behind 1519 Chapel Hill Road around 7 a.m. The body was decomposed and appeared to have been there for several days.

Police say Rowland was last seen by relatives about a week ago.

No charges have been filed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator T.D. Mikels at 560-4440, ext. 275 or CrimeStoppers at 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.