Tanique Allen

Tanique Allen

HIGH POINT — Police found the body of a missing man and have classified his death as a homicide. 

He was identified as 28-year-old Tanique Shaquan Allen, according to a police news release. 

Allen had been reported missing Tuesday after he was assaulted Monday night and had not been seen since. 

Police did a welfare check on Allen and could not find him. Investigators listed Allen as a missing person and began collecting substantial information from the community about his whereabouts. 

On Thursday, police announced that a tip had led them to Allen's body in the 1400 block of East Commerce Avenue in High Point. Allen had been shot, police said. 

Allen's death remains under investigation. Anyone with information about Allen's death is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 336-889-4000. 

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Contact Danielle Battaglia at 336-373-4476 and follow @dbattagliaNR on Twitter.​

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