Police identify victim found dead in pond behind retirement home

Teen identified after body was found in a Raleigh pond

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A teen was found dead in a pond Friday morning.

Police were called to a retirement facility on Battle Creek Drive around 7:45 a.m.

When they arrived, police found the teenager dead in a pond behind the facility.

Officers have identified the victim as 17-year-old Rosevelt Davis.

Rosevelt Davis (source: MPD)
Rosevelt Davis (source: MPD)

His cause of death is unknown at this point.

Memphis Police issued a City Watch Alert for Davis on July 17.

He was last seen leaving a residence in the 2800 block of Summit Arbors Circle, less than a mile from the location he was found in.

Police say he is not from Memphis.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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