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Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death of man found shot on side of road

Alphonse Reid, 35 (Source: TPSO) Alphonse Reid, 35 (Source: TPSO)
TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the suspicious death of a man who was found dead inside a vehicle on the side of the road back on March 15.

On March 15 around 12:30 p.m., TPSO began investigating the death of a black male who was found dead inside a car that was abandoned on the side of a road. The body of Alphonse Reid, 35, of Kentwood, was found inside a silver Infiniti G37x with a Mississippi tag off of I-55 at the LA 440 exit in the northern part of the parish.

Officials say Reid's death is the result of multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.

It was later discovered by officials that Reid had just recently moved to Kentwood from the Arkansas area. Detective with TPSO have been interviewing multiple subjects and gathering information related to Reid's death.

TPSO is seeking the public's assistance in this case. Anyone who knows anything about the incident should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-554-5245.

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