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July 12, 2015

Prosecutor's office: Atlantic City man found dead in alleyway

Police identify victim as 23-year-old man from Sicklerville, New Jersey

Police discovered the body of an Atlantic City man in an alleyway on Sunday morning, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.

Officers with the Atlantic City Police responded to a 9-1-1 call at around 8:25 a.m. for a report of a man found lying in an alleyway off South Tennessee Avenue.

The body was identified as 23-year-old Justin Turay of Sicklerville, New Jersey, according to a press release from the prosecutor's office.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday and relatives of the victim have been notified.

An active investigation is underway by the Atlantic County Office of Major Crimes Unit, with assistance from the Atlantic City Police Department.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666. Witnesses may also contact the Atlantic City Police Department Investigations Division at (609)-347-5766.