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Man found dead on train tracks near Mescal

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 15:03:55-05

A man was found dead on train tracks near Mescal Monday.

According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, the man was found at 10:20 a.m. and believed to have been killed at 9:37 a.m. His body was found face down on the middle of the track, having suffered serious body trauma.

Deputies found a voucher card from a California casino, and casino personnel connected the account to a man with a Mexico identification card.

The Mexican Consulate is assisting with the investigation of the death, The Pima County Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy to determine the cause of death.