Homicide victim found at Phoenix intersection

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PHOENIX -- Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the area of 75th Avenue and Indian School Road Monday morning.

Aerials from NewsChopper 3

Video from NewsChopper 3 showed several police cars and an area of the intersection roped off with police tape.

According to a lieutenant from the Maryvale precinct, a call reporting a disturbance in the area came in shortly before 5:30 a.m.

Police found the body of a man in his 30s near 75th Avenue and Devonshire. Because of evidence on the scene, including a blood trail, investigators originally thought the man had been hit by a car.

Once the medical examiner arrived on scene, however, he determined that the man was a victim of homicide.

No other details were immediately available.