PORTSMOUTH - A man was found dead in the grass behind a store Tuesday afternoon in Portsmouth.

Investigators say Raheim Hason Stokes, 28, was found in the grass behind George's Market on Des Moines Avenue around 5:00 p.m.

Initial indications are that Stokes may have been shot, but an autopsy is being done to determine what caused his death. Blood could be seen on both sides of a nearby wall.

Stokes lived in the 1500 block of Lansing Avenue.

If you know anything that can help police determine what happened to Stokes, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP

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