Body found near Phoenix BMX track

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police began investigating a homicide Friday evening after a body was found in the area of 7th Street and Deer Valley.

According to authorities, a street sweeper discovered the body at around 3:30 p.m.

The body was found about 100 yards from a BMX park where kids race at night.

Police said they believe the body was dumped on the road sometime Friday.

However, investigators have yet to identify the individual or determine a cause of death.