Man found dead on Dayton sidewalk identified

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The found dead on a sidewalk by Dayton sanitation workers Monday has been identified.

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday 46-year-old Todd Gomez died following an incident in the 3600 block of Stanford Place. The cause and manner of death have not been determined.

Gomez’s body was found around 8:30 a.m. Monday on Harold Drive near Stanford Place. According to Montgomery County Regional Dispatch, the body found was bloody.

Police said Monday afternoon they believe the man was shot and that a homicide investigation is underway. Lieutenant Jason Hall of the Dayton Police Department said it is “very early” in the investigation and police are working to learn more. Hall said a lot of evidence of gunfire at the scene.

The case is still being investigated by the Dayton Police Department.

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