On January 17, 2023, Manchester Police responded to Walmart regarding a deceased person. The individual was located behind the store. Police identified the person as a Hispanic male who was homeless.
Due to Investigators being unable to locate identification on the subject, police were unable to identify the subject or notify the deceased’s family immediately.
During the investigation, it was determined that the deceased most recently resided in West Virginia. Later Manchester Police obtained the names and phone numbers of individuals believed to be the deceased’s family and/or friends. The contacts and conversations led to investigators being able to identify the deceased.
On January 19, 2023, investigators notified the family of the deceased. The deceased has been identified as Carlos Oropeza, a 45-year-old Hispanic male. Foul play is not suspected in Oropeza’s death, but the results of an autopsy are pending.