ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A missing Arlington man was found dead inside a culvert near a creek in Euless on Thursday, and police suspect foul play in his death.

Police in Arlington said they received a report on Tuesday, Feb. 2, about a missing person, 22-year-old Younis Hussain Alhassinyani, from a relative who said he wasn’t responding to calls or texts.

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Police said Texas Department of Transportation employees found a body in a culvert near Highway 360 and Harwood Road in Euless on Thursday. On Friday, Arlington police identified the deceased man as the missing 22-year-old.

Investigators believe Alhassinyani died from a gunshot wound and have not ruled out that his body was placed in the culvert after he was shot.

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The Tarrant County Medical Examiner is working on further details regarding his death.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call police at 817.459.5691 or Crime Stoppers at 817.469.8477.

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