Man found dead on Syracuse South Side, police investigating as a homicide

Syracuse Police say a man found dead on Furman Street Saturday morning is a homicide

On Syracuse's South Side, police are investigating their latest homicide, after a man was found dead on Furman Street early Saturday morning.


say the victim, 37 year old Jermaine Whitehead, was found in a backyard on Furman Street. That's on the city's south side.


yracuse police had responded to a report of shots fired in that area just before
5 am. The victim was found a few hours later. Police don't know if the homicide is related to the shots fired.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 442-5222.