DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Police are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was found dead near a park in Dallas Thursday morning.READ MORE: North Texas Woman Whose Unborn Child Could Not Be Saved Shares Personal Abortion Story
At approximately 10:51 a.m. Jan. 23, police responded to a 911 call reporting a dead person near the east tree line of Crawford Park.READ MORE: Texas Secretary of State’s Office Releases New Information On Audit of 2020 Election
When officers arrived, they found Franklin Alexander Mercado face down — appearing to have died of homicidal violence.MORE NEWS: Armed Woman Dies Following Allen Police Officer-Involved Shooting In Wendy's Parking
Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to contact Det. Curtis at 214-671-3633 or email@example.com.