Pinal County looking for answers in 2006 homicide

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FLORENCE - The following is a release from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office:

On July 29, 2006 the Pinal County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a deceased male in the desert area near Meridian and Elliot Roads in an unincorporated area of Pinal County. The reporting party was walking in the desert when she noticed what appeared to be the body of a male subject on the ground.Upon arrival, deputies located the decomposed body of Christopher Martin, 10/05/1987.

Pima County Medical Examiners Office performed the autopsy and Christopher's death was ruled a homicide.

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is requesting help from the public.Anyone with information regarding suspects or witnesses in this case is urged to contact Detective Buddy Johnson with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office Robbery/Homicides Division at 520-866-5153 or by calling Silent Witness at 1-800-358-4636.