Man found buried in shallow grave

Police yesterday discovered the body of a man buried in a shallow grave in the yard of a home in Garden Hills.

According to Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash, police went to the home in Garden Hills #1 around 1 p.m. after a concerned citizen said a body had been found in a shallow grave.

Cash said police found the body partially buried in a shallow grave about 50 feet from the back of the house.

Relatives at the scene identified the deceased as Ricky Seymour.

Cash said, “Police have a male relative in custody who we suspect to have some involvement.”

Cash was unable to say how Seymour was killed but said an autopsy would provide the cause of death.

Based on the condition of the body, Cash said he believed the deceased had been there for about a day.

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Artesia Davis

Artesia primarily covers court stories, but she also writes extensively about crime.

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