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Missing man's body found

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Melvin Taylor Jr., 62-years-old, was reported missing on July 13, 2013, today he was discovered at North Second and Stiles this mooring at approximately 1:20 a.m. He was pronounced deceased on the scene by Memphis Fire Department paramedics.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim possibly ran off the roadway and suffered from injuries consistent with being involved in a vehicle crash. Mr. Taylor was reportedly occupying a 2011 JONW Moped when he was last seen. Mr. Taylor's helmet was located on the scene, but no moped was found. The cause of why the victim drove off the roadway is unknown at this point.

This is an ongoing investigation.

 

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