10/26/2016 PPD Investigating Homicide After Man’s Body Found Tuesday

 A homicide investigation is in progress after a man’s body was found Tuesday morning on the ground behind a local business.

 A woman called police after finding the man’s body around 7:45 a.m. behind a business in the 6800 block of North Ninth Avenue.

 The victim has been identified as Wes Burkhalter, 47, no permanent address. An autopsy confirmed Burkhalter did not die from natural causes.

 Anyone having information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Chad Willhite at 435 – 1972, the Pensacola Police Department at 435 – 1900 or Crimestoppers at 433 – STOP.