Man Found Dead in Auburn Residence

December 18, 2013

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at approximately 9:11 p.m. the Auburn Police Division responded to a residence in the 100 Block of E. University Drive in reference to a suspicious incident call.  When officers arrived on the scene they located an unresponsive adult male victim with apparent injuries inside the residence.  A preliminary investigation by officers determined that the victim was deceased.  The victim was identified as Richard Kenneth DeVore, age24 of Auburn, Alabama. 


An investigation into the death was initiated by the Auburn Police Division and the case is being investigated as a homicide. The body was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Montgomery for an autopsy.  The Auburn Police Division is being assisted in the investigation by the Alabama Department of Forensic, the State Medical Examiner’s Office and the Lee County Coroner’s Office.


Anyone with information on the case should call the Auburn Police Detective Division at (334) 501-3140 or anonymously using the Auburn Tip Line at (334) 246-1391.