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Police identify man found dead in Multi-agency standoff on the northwest side

Posted: 6:40 PM, Aug 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-29 18:26:54Z
Police working standoff on the northwest side
Police working standoff on the northwest side

UPDATE: The Tucson Police Department has confirmed 42-year-old Jason Patty was located deceased inside a home on August 23 following a standoff. He appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Detectives are continuing to investigate.


Multiple agencies responded to a standoff in the 5800 block of North Edenbrook Lane on Wednesday evening where Pima County Sheriffs confirmed with KGUN 9 that they were looking for a suspect wanted in relation to a deadly traffic incident that took place earlier this month .

The landlord of a nearby home confirmed the suspect's name with PCSD.

Tucson Police say the suspect inside the home that TPD has been searching for is 42-year-old Jason Patty, wanted for a crash last month where he was on a motorcycle with a woman who died at the scene.

Upon entry, one person was found dead, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot would. 

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

No other information has been released.