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Johnstown Homicide Update
6/8/2018
 
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Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees has identified the body of a man found Thursday as 19 year old Abdul Wright. Lees said Thursday the body was found behind a home on Oak Street in overgrown area by a resident And determined the death to be a homicide. Lees said the body had been there for several days. Johnstown police Chief Bob Johnson said officers responded to a shots fired call in the area in the early morning hours Tuesday, but didn't find his body. Johnson said it is believed he was killed at the spot where his body was found and was left there. The chief said recent rain and the elapsed time may have washed away much of the physical evidence resulting in a more difficult information. Investigators are urging anyone with any information to contact police.
  
 
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