Body found near vacant home ID’d as Everett man

  • Thu Apr 26th, 2012 10:57am
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Herald staff

EVERETT — A man found dead near a vacant home at 22 Madison St. in Everett on Tuesday has been identified as Luis Verduzco, 23, of Everett.

Verduzco suffered a fatal stab wound, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

A neighbor spotted the man on the ground outside a garage around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Detectives are exploring whether the fatal assault occurred at another location, Everett police Lt. Robert Goetz said.

Police hope to speak with people who may have seen Verduzco during the past four or five days, he said.

Everett’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating.

Witnesses can call 9-1-1, the department’s business office at 425-257-8450 or the tip line at 425-257- 8450.