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Investigation into Body Found in Alley Ruled Homicide

Authorities are reporting that the investigation into a body found in an Amarillo alley has been ruled a homicide.

According to APD, officers found a body in the west alley of the 900 block of South Arthur on the morning of July 11th. The victim was identified as Latrece Black, 28. An autopsy was ordered by Judge Richard Herman and detectives announced that the case is now ruled a homicide.

Officials also announced the issuance of a murder warrant. The warrant was for Ricardo Huerta, 23. Huerta is not in custody at the time of the news release.

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call APD Special Crimes at 806-378-9468 or Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.

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