Mummified man found in bathtub identified

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PHOENIX -- Phoenix police said they have identified the man whose mummified body was found in a bathtub earlier this year.

Cause of death unclear

The remains of Richard Olejnik were discovered in a rental home near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road back in February.

Olejnik was listed as the home's renter, but he had not been seen in about seven years.

Police are not calling Olejnik's death a homicide because the body was "too decomposed" to determine the cause of death.

Police believe another man who had lived in the same house -- Larry Allen -- was using Olejnik's identity to forge documents. What they don't know is Allen is somehow connected to Olejnik's death.