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2 bodies found miles apart in Coram

Police say two bodies were found less than 5 miles apart in Coram Monday morning, and investigators are trying to determine if the cases are possibly linked. Authorities say Leon Parks, 24, was found

News 12 Staff

Dec 24, 2014, 8:17 PM

Updated 3,439 days ago

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2 bodies found miles apart in Coram
Police say two bodies were found less than 5 miles apart in Coram Monday morning, and investigators are trying to determine if the cases are possibly linked.
Authorities say Leon Parks, 24, was found shot to death in a parking lot at the Brookwood Village Apartments at around 8 a.m. A neighbor says he heard gunshots and then heard a car speed away.
Police say they then found Parish Whitty, 22, of Middle Island, shot to death in a black 2000 Infinity Q45 at 9:20 a.m. near Coram-Swezeytown Road and Coram-Mount Sinai Road.
The investigation is still ongoing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on these incidents to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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