Man found dead with throat slit on West Side

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A man was found dead with his throat slit Sunday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

The body was discovered with a neck laceration about 8:45 p.m. in the 4500 block of West Monroe, according to Chicago Police. A knife was found nearby.

The victim was identified as 28-year-old Tony Saffore of the 7100 block of South Yates, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found he died of multiple stab and incise wounds, and his death was ruled a homicide.

No one was in custody as of Thursday morning as Area North detectives investigate.

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