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Crime :The body of a 56-year-old journalist was found in North Texas.Is it a homicide?

The body of a 56-year-old freelance journalist was found Monday in the backyard of a Garland house, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. 

Jacinto Torres Hernandez, whose byline was Jay Torres, was found dead at a house in the 4200 block of Mayflower Drive in Garland, Lt. Pedro Barineau told the Star-Telegram.

Police are working to determine the circumstances of his death, however, family members said on Facebook that they have been notified by detectives that it is a homicide. Police are expected to release more details Wednesday.

Barineau told the Star-Telegram that Hernandez had been shot in the upper body.

Hernandez frequently contributed to La Estrella, the Star-Telegram’s Spanish-language publication.

He was also a member of the local chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and won a 2011 Texas Associated Press Managing Editors award for features.

Barineau told Al Dia, the Dallas Morning News’ Spanish-language publication, that the house did not belong to Hernandez, who also worked as a real estate agent.

Hernandez leaves behind a wife and two children, according to Al Dia.
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