Death of Takoma Park man, 73, a possible homicide

WASHINGTON — A 73-year-old man was found dead in the backyard of his Takoma Park home on Monday in a case the police are treating as a homicide.

ABC7 reports that officers found Cecil Brown at about 12:30 p.m. behind his home on Colby Avenue when they responded to a disturbance call.

The medical examiner has not released a cause of death, but a Takoma Park police spokeswoman told ABC7 that the death was not a shooting.

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