Homicide victim found by co-workers inside his apartment

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Death investigated as homicide

PHOENIX - A man was found dead in his apartment after failing to show up for work.

Police say they responded to the 4100 block of N. Longview shortly before 9 a.m. after a 50-year-old homicide victim was discovered by his co-workers. They had gone looking for the man, identified only as a white male, and found him dead in his apartment after forcing their way inside.

Police say they do not have any suspect information available. Authorities are asking anyone who may have witnessed anything or have any information on the victim's death to contact Phoenix Police at (602) 262-6141 or call Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS.