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Mother of Homicide Victim Found Near Gig Harbor Speaks Out

After the discovery of Leon Baucham’s body in a ditch outside of Gig Harbor, his mother said she doesn’t know anyone who would want him dead.

The mother of the homicide victim, Leon Baucham, is speaking out after insensitive comments were posted on the Internet, according to KIRO TV.

LaVonne Brown said her son worked at Boeing and loved his family. She denied any claims of him using drugs or being a member of a gang.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department .

According to the Pierce County Medical Examiner, the cause of death has been determined as a gunshot wound to the torso. Officials are investigating his death as a homicide.

Read the full report on KIROTV.com.

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