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UPDATE: Police Seek the Public's Help to Locate Missing Man

Date: December 21, 2020
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: All Zones

UPDATE: (Dec. 23, 2020 3:00 p.m.) -- The body discovered on Dec. 22, 2020 in Brighton Heights has been identified by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner as Deric Davis. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives are investigating his death as a homicide. No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.


Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit detectives seek the public's help in locating a missing 53-year-old man.

Deric Bryan Davis is described as 6 feet 3 inches tall, 200 pounds, bald with brown eyes. He walks with a gait motion on his tip toes.

Davis is from the Brighton Heights neighborhood, and was last in contact with family on December 14th.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call SVU at (412) 323-7141.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews