The deceased man found in a Newton Park Wednesday has been identified as 30-year-old Ezar Ahmed Khan.
On Sept. 18, at just after 7:30 a.m., a jogger found a body in the park at 123 Street and New McLellan Road and reported it to police.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has now identified the deceased as Khan, and confirm he has a criminal record.
IHIT believes the attack to be targeted, but investigators don’t believe that it’s gang-related.
IHIT continues to ask anyone who may have information about the homicide of Ezar Khan to contact the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or, to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477