Stabbing victim found near Phoenix business complex

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PHOENIX -- Phoenix police officers are investigating after a body was found near Third Avenue and Hatcher Road Wednesday morning.

Police say the 30-year-old man was the victim of a stabbing.

At approximately 9 a.m., a Phoenix police officer was on patrol in the area of a business complex at 321 W. Hatcher Road when a worker told the officer about an injured person lying next to the building.

Officers approached the victim, later identified as Del Edwood Webb, and saw that he had been severely injured.

Webb was pronounced dead at the scene by Phoenix Fire personnel.

Further investigation has revealed that Webb was last seen alive on Tuesday evening.

Police do not know the cause of the homicide.

Anyone who may have been in the area of the business complex and has any information about this incident is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.