City records fifth murder of year

Staff Report

Grenada Police are investigating the shooting death of a young man whose body was discovered early Saturday morning.

Police officials identified the man as Martez Amos, 20. His body was found in a vacant lot in the 600 block of Plum Street at about 3 a.m. Authorities confirm that Amos was shot to death.

This marks the city’s fifth homicide of the year, and its second in less than two weeks. A teen identified by police as Alexander Trevone Farmer, 17, died in a shooting on Adams Street on Oct. 12.

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