MCSO identifies body found in Tolleson

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by Catherine Holland

Video report by Gibby Parra

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 19 at 3:12 PM

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TOLLESON, Ariz. -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has identified the body found Friday in Tolleson.

The body of Hector Sanchez Duque, 43, of Phoenix, was discovered near 119th and Southern avenues north of the Gila River shortly before 8 a.m. Detectives believe the body was dumped at this location.

According to MCSO, a farm worker spotted the body as he headed to work.

Duque's body was found lying facedown on a dirt road alongside a field. His hands and feet were bound, according to MCSO spokesman Sgt. Brandon Jones.

Jones said Duque had no known ties to the address where his body was discovered.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate. They are waiting for further information from the medical examiner's office regarding the cause of death.

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