POSTED: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 8:10am
UPDATED: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 8:13am
Police have identified the body of a man that was found on wednesday in Alton.
The body of David Alejandro Villa Martinez was found in a brush just off of Abram road and Mile 11.
Police say the death was probably related to drugs and human smuggling. The Sheriff's Department is handling the case as a homicide. They say the body had several puncture wounds to the upper torso.
An autopsy report is expected as soon as tomorrow. This is the third body found in the upper valley within a week.