Man found dead Sunday morning identified

CREATED Feb 25, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - The man whose body was found Sunday morning in the 4900 block of N. 51st Blvd. has been identified.

According to Milwaukee Police Sgt. Mark Stanmeyer, the man has been identified as Kenneth W. Pierce, 50.

Pierce was found Sunday morning around 8:45 a.m. outside a residence.

"The victim was involved in a physical altercation with a group of unknown individuals several hours prior to the discovery of his body," said Stanmeyer.

The fight reportedly happened at a liquor store near Teutonia and Finn Saturday night. Police are awaiting results of the autopsy to determine the official cause of death.