Death of man found in 5th Street residence deemed homicide via stab wounds to head and neck

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The body of 56-year-old John Allen was found in a residence on East 5th Street last Friday.  Today, Coroner Lyell Cook is deeming his death a homicide by way of stab wounds to the head and neck.

The incident happened on the 800 block of East 5th Street.  Police say the man’s roommate found him on the floor of their living room and called police Friday afternoon.  Police said there were signs of trauma to the body.

Officers continue their investigation into the incident. Stay tuned to JET 24 Action News for more.

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