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Police identify Fayetteville man found dead in vacant lot

Posted January 30, 2013 12:08 p.m. EST
Updated January 30, 2013 2:52 p.m. EST

— A man found dead Tuesday in a vacant lot in Fayetteville was identified by police Wednesday morning.

The body of Damon Terrell Bryant, 36, of the 200 block of Central Drive, was found about 7:20 a.m. in the area of Robeson Street near Commerce Street. His name was not immediately released pending notification of relatives.

Fayetteville police said Bryant had gunshot wounds, and his death is being investigated as a homicide. His body has been sent to the Office of the State Medical Examiner to determine his official cause of death.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-549-7326 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to an arrest, and callers may remain anonymous.