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Police ID body found in northeast El Paso home; ‘foul play’ suspected, neighbors heard gunshots

UPDATE, Feb. 22: Police on Monday identified a man whose body was found over the weekend in a northeast El Paso home as 56–year-old Laithe Marra and confirmed that they "suspected foul play" in his death.

Detectives referred to the death probe as as "on-going investigation" Monday and offered no further details.

Neighbors told ABC-7 they heard gunshots the night before Marra's body was discovered at 4716 El Campo, although police have not said how he died.

ORIGINAL REPORT, Feb. 21: EL PASO, Texas -- The discovery of a body in a home in a northeast El Paso neighborhood this weekend has led to a suspicious death investigation by police.

Officers shut down the 4700 block of El Campo and a police crime scene unit mobile vehicle sat in the middle of the street as investigators combed the home for evidence.

Police initially responded to the home on a report of suicide, but questions quickly arose and Crimes Against Persons detectives were called in to investigate.

Authorities have not indicated a cause of death and said they were awaiting results of an autopsy.

No arrests have been made as yet in connection with the death.

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Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.

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  1. alberto/fero2madmikegeedubb, the criminal supporter. About what I would expect from an uneducated, unemployed, unskilled tele-tubbie, living in Section 8 housing.

  2. Rut roh. Another murder that *might* go unsolved.
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    My neighbor was murdered in cold blood last Nov., no action at all. Crime Stoppers, that’s cool, but no resolution.
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    See the husband and son out and about, life has gone on.

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