Dad finds son dead in his home in what police call a homicide

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The following news release was sent by the Pinal County Sheriff's Office:

PICHACHO - On February 04, 2008 at approximately 1300 Pinal County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Roland Davenport III who reported he had gone to pick up his son at his son's residence in Picacho, AZ and found him deceased.

When deputies arrived they located Roland Davenport IV, 12/22/1972, of the 6000 Block of Camino Adelante in Picacho, AZ, deceased with what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the head.There was no weapon located at the residence.

An autopsy performed on February 05, 2009 by the Pima County Medical Examiners Office confirmed Ronald Davenport died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the head and have ruled this case a homicide.

Investigators are not releasing any additional information at this time.

Anyone having information regarding this case is urged to contact Homicide Sgt. Dave Hausman at 520-866-5178.