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Police identify Newport murder victim

By FOX19.com Staff

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Newport police have identified the victim in Thursday night's homicide as 26 year old Quran Shaw of Cincinnati.

Shaw's body was found inside a car near the River Chase Apartments on Columbia Avenue around 7:30 Thursday evening. Police say the whole incident may have started as a fight inside the car.

When officers arrived the car was sitting on Columbia in front of the post office.

Another person who may have been in the car as in the car is on the run and police say a driver might have picked him up.

This is the first murder in Newport this year.

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