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Body Found Under Durham Freeway Identified

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DURHAM, N.C. — Investigators have identified a man found dead in the median of the Durham Freeway.

The victim was Gumercindo Mendizabal. He was last seen alive on April 17. A state worker found the body under the Vickers Avenue Bridge last week.

Investigators are waiting for toxicology results and a final ruling by the medical examiner before issuing a cause of death.

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