Police identify homicide victim found on South Side

Police identify homicide victim found on South Side

DECATUR– Decatur police have identified the woman found dead near the bike trail on the 1100 block of Lincoln Trail Drive on Monday.

 

The victim has been identified as 19 year-old Paige L. Mars of Decatur. Macon County Coroner Michael Day said Mars was shot multiple times in the chest and the head and died as a result of those gunshot wounds.

 

Police found her body near Lincoln Park at 8 am Monday.

 

Mars’ death as been classified as the first homicide in Decatur this calendar year.

 

Police are still investigating the crime and as of now no arrests have been made.