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PCSD: Woman found dead in southside home, suspects identified

Posted at 2:49 PM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 18:17:10-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Pima County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a welfare check near the southside, Friday evening.

Deputies were called to a home at 4200 block of East Dover Stravenue at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Once deputies arrived they found a deceased woman inside with obvious signs of trauma.

The woman has been identified as 73-year-old Julia Rankin.

Detectives arrived on scene to further investigate the incident.

Detectives have identified 41-year-old Shane Martin and 29-year-old Marietta Hope Keeter as suspects.

Officials say, the two may have left Arizona and are possibly on their way to Carroll County, Arkansas. This is their last known place of residence.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact local law enforcement.

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