Police identified man found dead near Alvord and Jeanette

TUCSON, Ariz. - Detectives with the Tucson Police Homicide unit are following up on leads for a homicide in the area of E. Alvord Road and S. Jeanette Blvd. Tuesday night just before 7 p.m.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, 49-year-old Lester Kirkendall was found dead on the side of the road with obvious signs of gunshot trauma.

Investigators say the homicide does not appear to have occurred at that location. Police say a witness saw someone pull the body out of an older models sedan and the flee the area in the vehicle.

If you have any information call 88-CRIME, you can remain anonymous.

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Detectives with @Tucson_Police are investigating a Homicide in the area of S. Park Ave & E. Alvord Rd. Anyone w/information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME. pic.twitter.com/6NVVptCOO5

— Sergeant Pete Dugan (@SgtDugan) March 28, 2018
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