Police identify remains found by boater as man killed in July

Body found near Marina has been identified

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Police Department identified the human remains found by a boater to be a man who went missing in July.

Police said Baba Said, 20, was killed after being lured to a home.

Police found Said’s car abandoned on the side of the interstate.

Jalen Braden and a 15-year-old girl were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Police believe Braden lured Said to his home and robbed him before shooting him in the back of the head and dumping his body in a nearby drainage ditch.

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On October 6, a boater told police he found human bones near the boat ramp at W Mallory Ave at MLK Park.

Tuesday, police said those remains belonged to Baba Said.

Braden and the 15-year-old are also charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.

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