Police identify man found dead in east Charlotte backyard

- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. has identified a man who found dead in an east Charlotte neighborhood backyard Monday.

Michael Clinton Mills, 21, was found with a gunshot wound in the woods behind a home in the 1500 block of Medford Drive.

Investigators say Mills' body had been there for a number of days.

Police are treating the case as a homicide.

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