Yesterday afternoon, Nampa Police kicked off an investigation concerning a possible homicide.

The body was found by a resident around 11:00 a.m. in an alley between 4th and 5th Streets South. At the time of arriving to the body, Nampa Police Officers said there were no apparent gun or stab wounds and the body of 43-year-old Dominico Stewart was scheduled for an autopsy.

Today, it has been reported and confirmed by the Nampa Police Department that this is indeed a homicide case.  The cause of death is unknown, but Police say this crime was not done "at random" and consider the public to be safe.

No other details, including those from the autopsy has been released to the public yet, however the homicide investigation continues. Anyone who may have information is encouraged to call Nampa Police at (208) 465-2257