The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Aided that occurred on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:40 a.m. in Freeport.
According to detectives, Freeport Police were called to the vicinity of South Main Street for a person in the canal. Upon arrival police found the male victim, Hernan Ocampo Loaiza, 77, of Freeport, in the canal and removed him from the water. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. The cause of death is undetermined at this time and an investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt Fitzpatrick/Homicide 11/19/18/1600/8812