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Police: Body of man found in debris after Phoenix alley fire

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 17:38:47-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a body has been found in the debris of an extinguished alley fire and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

City fire crews were called to the scene around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday and quickly put the blaze out before locating a man’s body in the debris. Police detectives and fire investigators were then notified.

The name and age of the man found dead weren’t immediately released. Police say their investigation is ongoing and the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause of death.