Sheriff's detectives investigating body found wrapped in carpet

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body found wrapped in a carpet March 17.

Deputies arrived on scene shortly after 10 a.m. after a passerby in the area of Interstate 10 and Watson Road noticed what appeared to be a body.

Deputies arrived on scene, which is two miles north of that intersection, and confirmed a deceased body.

Sheriff's detectives are investigating the crime as a homicide.

The sheriff's office released a photo of the victim taken by Border Patrol in 2008.

Anyone with information about the victim is asked to call the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office at 602-876-1087 or 602-876-1011.