Victim of Springfield’s 8th homicide identified

Body of Kenneth Lopez was found outside North End home Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An 18 year-old Springfield resident has been identified as the city’s eighth homicide victim of 2015. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that the body of Kenneth Lopez was discovered by the owner of a home at Dwight and Calhoun Streets in the North End around 11:00 Wednesday morning.

Delaney says that detectives have been working on the case “around the clock,” but no arrests have been made, and it remains unclear exactly when Lopez had been fatally shot.

Lopez was a resident of Adams Street in Springfield’s South End.

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