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NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a homicide in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Maurice Dennis, 45, was found with a gunshot wound at Route 145 and Clearview Road early Sunday morning, state police said in a news release.

Dennis, of Easton, was found by a passing driver, police said.

He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead around 4 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators believe he was shot sometime overnight between Saturday night and early Sunday, said Trooper Nathan Branosky, state police.

State police did not release further details, but said there is no immediate danger to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 610-861-2026.

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