CHICAGO (STMW) — Chicago Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found dead Sunday in an alley in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

A man in his late 20s was found dead in an alley in the 7600 block of South Carpenter Street about 7:30 a.m., police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli said.

He sustained a laceration to his throat, Mirabelli said.

Area South detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.

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