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Name of Portland neighborhood murder victim released

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The man found beaten to death in his home has been identified.

Officers discovered the body of James Newton, 44, just after 8 p.m. March 6 in a house in the 300 block of North 21st Street in the Portland neighborhood.

Deputy coroner R. D. Jones said the cause of Newton's death is still being determined and autopsy results are pending.

Louisville Metro Police are calling the case a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD Crime Tip Line at 574-LMPD (5673). All calls to the Crime Tip Line are anonymous.

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