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January 1, 2018-According to a report from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, a man was found murdered in Gary today. 56 year old Edward Norwood of the 3600 block of Johnson Street in Gary was pronounced dead at 3:28 p.m. according to the coroner report. Norwood suffered trauma and the case is being investigated as a homicide. Gary Police have not yet issued a statement on the homicide but are investigating along with the Lake County Homicide Task Force. According to information derived from the scanner, police were called to the 3600 block of Johnson Street at approximately 2:30 p.m. for a report of a vehicle with a large amount of blood. Upon arrival officers located a deceased male and called the Coroner.