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Update: MD State Police Identify Salisbury Murder Victim

Posted: 07/30/2017 17:13:00 -04:00 Updated:
Police hope the public will recognize these tattoos on the murder victim. Police hope the public will recognize these tattoos on the murder victim.

SALISBURY, Md.- (Update): Maryland State Police have identified a man they say was murdered late Sunday afternoon in Wicomico County.

In a press release late Sunday night, state police identified the victim as Tavin T. Molock, 32, of Salisbury. Police said Molock was pronounced dead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center earlier Sunday. Following the shooting, police released a photo of the victim's tattoos to the public, which helped them identify him.

According to police, officers responded to the 400 block of Bethel Street in Salisbury for a report of an unresponsive person just before 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said they found the victim and noticied he had apparent trauma to the upper torso. The preliminary investigation indicates Molock was assaulted by one or more suspects while he was on Bethel Street shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday.

Police said Sunday night investigators believe more than one person may have been ivolved in the murder and the suspects have my have included both males and females.

The victim's body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. An autopsy will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about the identity of the victim or about his murder, is urged to call the Salisbury Police Department at 410-548-3165, or the Maryland State Police at 410-749-3101.
Callers may remain anonymous.


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