Man wanted for murder found dead

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A man wanted for a 2019 murder in Saginaw was found dead a day later Friday, the victim of multiple gunshots, police said.

Police found the body of Joseph Black, 25, in a Saginaw park and were treating his death as a homicide, state police Lt. Lizabeth Rich said. No other details were released.

The Saginaw major crimes unit appealed to the public Thursday for help in finding Black, who was charged in a 2019 homicide and wanted in another shooting.

Black was accused in the December 2019 fatal shooting of Richard Townsend Jr., 26, in Buena Vista Township.


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