Cedar Rapids police identify victim of homicide near Coe College

Tarrence Newman, the victim of a homicide in Cedar Rapids on November 12. (photo courtesy Stephanie Rinearson)

Cedar Rapids police have identified the man found dead near Coe College as 40-year-old Tarrence Newman.

Police discovered Newman dead on the porch of a home 1506 D Avenue NE around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, just blocks away from Clark Field at Coe. Police say he sustained at least one gunshot wound.

Police were called there for a disturbance of some sort. A neighbor tells CBS2/FOX28 they recall seeing two men running from the scene.

Police have not arrested anyone in connection to the case.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME or text CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip. You can continue to trade information with an investigator. Text STOP to opt out at any time. Please reference case #2017-18395.91.

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