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Officials ID man, 19, found fatally stabbed Sunday

By Peter Nickeas and Deanese Williams-Harris

Tribune reporters

8:25 AM CDT, October 7, 2013

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Authorities have released the name of a 19-year-old man found dead in a South Side alley early Sunday with apparent lacerations to his throat.

The man has been identified as Jamal Harmon, of the 6700 block of South Parnell Avenue, a representative for the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Shortly before 7:30 a.m., officers were called to an alley on the 7600 block of South Carpenter Street in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.

Harmon was found with apparent lacerations to his throat, according to police.

Officials have opened a homicide investigation, police said. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Tribune reporter Adam Sege contributed.

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