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Durham Police Identify Victim In Tuesday Homicide

Posted November 24, 2004 3:27 a.m. EST

— Durham police have identified the victim of a homicide on West Maynard Avenue Tuesday.

Police say Dennis Wayne Rowe, 43, of 408 West Maynard Ave., was found dead inside his house.

Officers were called to Rowe's house at 1:50 p.m. on Tuesday to check a report of a body found inside the house. Investigators are not releasing the cause of death at this time, but the case has been classified as a homicide.

Investigators are trying to locate Rowe's vehicle - a light bluish gray 2003 Volkswagen Passat station wagon with North Carolina license LYT-1118.

Investigators have not released a motive and no charges have been filed.

Anyone with information on the homicide or the location of the stolen Passat is asked to call Investigator V.P. Bynum at (919) 560-4440, ext. 234, Sgt. B.P. Hallan at (919) 560-4440, ext. 233 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.