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DEVELOPING: Dead Man Found Near Umatilla Shot to Death

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UMATILLA, Ore. - New information about a man found dead on the south side of Highway 730 just east of Umatilla Sunday morning.

The East Oregonian reports that the Umatilla County District Attorney said 32-year-old Luis Jaime Diaz of Umatilla was shot to death.

The district attorney did not say if Diaz was killed at the scene or if the body was placed there.

 

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UMATILLA, Ore. - Umatilla Police are investigating what they believe to be a homicide after a dead man was found on the south side of Highway 730 just east of Umatilla Sunday morning.

The East Oregonian reports that investigators have identified the man as 32-year-old Luis Jaime Diaz of Umatilla. 

Authorities said the murder investigation is based on responding officers' initial examination of the body, but said the cause of death will not be released until the autopsy is complete.

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