Detectives need help identifying man found dead on side of road

Tattoo on victim's neck
Tattoo on victim's neck

(WMC-TV) – The body of a man in his late teens or early twenties was found on the side of the road in Denmark, Tennessee early Thursday morning.

The man died of multiple gunshot wounds. He has not yet been identified. His body was found on the 2600 block of Denmark-Jackson Road.

According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, the man was wearing some type of medical brace on his right wrist. The letters "LZ" are tattooed on the back of his right hand, and the name "Lita" was tattooed on his neck. Officials say it could also read "Rita", "Kita", or "Keta".

If you have any information about this man's identity, you are asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff's Office Violent Crimes Unit at 731-423-6000.

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