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Oro Valley police identify body found near Oracle Road

Posted at 12:29 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 16:00:33-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Oro Valley police investigated a suspicious death Monday.

Police have identified the body as 19-year-old Caitlin Flanagan.

According to OVPD spokeswoman Carmen Trevizo, the call came in at about 4 a.m. from the 8000 block of North Oracle Road.

Police found her vehicle in a parking lot at 8950 North Oracle.

Officers began a search in the area, and found her dead on an outside patio.

Officials reviewed video surveillance, and determined the death to be accidental.

After attempting to enter a locked building, she walked upstairs to a second-story patio and tried to open another set of locked doors.

Flanagn later was seen on the video walking back up the stairs and appeared to have been injured. She stayed on the upstairs patio until she died.