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Man found dead in a Phoenix motel; Police call it a homicide

Posted at 7:13 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 22:13:15-04

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a man has been found dead inside a west Phoenix motel and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Phoenix police say officers responded to an injured person call around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They found a 51-year-old man in a room who was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the victim sustained fatal injuries.

A motive for the killing is unknown and police say their investigation is ongoing.