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Homicide Investigation Underway After Body Discovered



    Homicide Suspected After Missing Man Found Dead

    Authorities are investigating the death of Raymond Perry, whose body was found in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017)

    A homicide investigation is underway after a Massachusetts man's body was found on Monday.

    Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced that the body of 64-year-old Mashpee resident Raymond Perry was found in Plymouth near the Carver town line.

    Perry died from a combination of blunt force trauma to the to the head and cutting wounds to the neck, with the manner of death being ruled a homicide, according to authorities.

    He's been missing since Dec. 1, according to the Cape Cod Times.

    No other details about the investigation were immediately available; however, the Cape Cody Times reports Perry's 37-year-old son Eli Perry was arrested during a traffic stop in Plymouth when a gun was found under his driver's seat about a week after his father was reported missing.

    Eli Perry reportedly has since pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including carrying a firearm without a license and driving with a suspended license.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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