Police: Man's body discovered in north Phoenix

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A deceased man was discovered by a passerby on Saturday in a desert area near Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak roads. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) A deceased man was discovered by a passerby on Saturday in a desert area near Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak roads. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Police were investigating a homicide after a man's body was found Saturday morning in north Phoenix.

The deceased man was discovered by a passerby around 9:45 a.m. in a desert area near Cave Creek and Pinnacle Peak roads, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Police said the man had "obvious signs of trauma" when he was found.

The victim's name was being withheld pending notification to his next of kin.

Anyone with information was asked to call Phoenix Police Department or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377.

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