Killeen: Man found dead near local park was homicide victim, police say

A passerby found Maikol Abdiel Colon, 33, lying on the ground at around 11 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd. (File)

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A man found dead over the weekend near Conder Park in Killeen was a homicide victim, police said Monday.

A passerby found Maikol Abdiel Colon, 33, lying on the ground at around 11 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of East Veterans Memorial Blvd.

He was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later and an autopsy was ordered.

“The Criminal Investigation Division, Homicide Unit, continues to investigate this homicide and information will be released as it becomes available,” police spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said in a press release Monday.

No further details were released.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.