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Police identify body found in rural Tucson

Posted at 12:02 PM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 13:07:08-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson police identified the victim in a suspicious death investigation.

Police say 29-year-old Romulo M. Bacarse was found dead near the southside.

Police responded to a ranch in 12900 block of S. Old Nogales Highway around 9:30 a.m. on August 14.

Gang Unit Detectives were called out to examine the scene along with Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office, and determined the remains were human belonging to a man.

Detectives discovered several tattoos on the legs of the unknown man.

Anyone with information about the incident or identity of the unknown man is asked to call 88-CRIME.