Body found by park employee Friday identified as Jerimi Meade

The body of a man discovered by a park employee has been identified as Jerimi Meade, 29.

According to police, an employee was investigating illegal dumping when they found Meade, unconscious and unresponsive, in the 400 block of Burbank St., SE. According to a press release, Meade’s body was found with “apparent blunt force injuries” at around 2 p.m. Friday.

Police said Saturday they were investigating the case as a homicide, but did not identify Meade as the victim until Sunday, when the medical examiner confirmed his cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head and brain.

 

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