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Westchester man found in South Side alley was shot to death

SHARE Westchester man found in South Side alley was shot to death
SHARE Westchester man found in South Side alley was shot to death

An autopsy Friday found that a west suburban man who was found dead Thursday afternoon in an alley in the South Side Englewood neighborhood had been shot to death.

Officers were called about 12:45 p.m. to a report of a person down in an alley in the 6300 block of South Parnell, police said.

Garcel S. Woods, 30, of west suburban Westchester, was found dead in the alley, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Police said the victim suffered puncture wounds to hischest and hand; andit appeared the body had “been there for a considerable amount of time.”

An autopsyFriday found he died from multiple gunshot wounds and his death was ruled a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

Police are conductinga homicide investigation.

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