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Sahuarita Police: 78-year-old man reported missing found dead

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-07 19:32:27-05

SAHUARITA, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Sahuarita Police Department says a 78-year-old man reported missing has been found dead.

SPD says 78-year-old Manuel Campos was last seen Friday on foot leaving his home near the area of 200 block of E. Corte Rancho Dorada.

On Sunday, Campos was found in a desert area north of the Rancho Sahuarita Neighborhood, south of Pima Mine Road around 12:07 p.m.

Police say he was found by a cyclist who was riding through, as an officer was approaching the area, the cyclist flagged the officer down.

Detectives are actively investigating the scene where he was found.