Deputies turning to public to help identify burned body

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BUCKEYE -- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is turning to the public for help in identifying a body that was found burning in the desert in Buckeye last December.

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Deputies turning to public to help identify burned body - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is turning to the public for help in identifying a body that was found burning in the desert in Buckeye last December.

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An artist has created a model of what the man might have looked like.

The body was found at about 2 a.m. on Dec. 14, 2008, near Interstate 10 and Buckeye Road.

Deputies said they had to let the body burn because water might have destroyed evidence.

So far, investigators have only been able to determine that the victim was an Hispanic man.

If you know anything about the man, deputies would like to talk to you.