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July 13, 2012 at 10:14 PM

Pierce County homicide victim identified

Associated Press

GIG HARBOR – The Pierce County medical examiner’s office has identified a homicide victim whose body was found in a roadside ditch near Gig Harbor.

The medical examiner says 33-year-old Leon Dwayne Baucham Jr. of Puyallup died of a gunshot wound to the torso.

Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said a couple out walking their dog found the body Thursday evening.

 

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