Police ID stabbing victim found in north Phoenix desert area

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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) -

Phoenix police have identified a homicide victim whose body was found in a desert area in north Phoenix earlier this month.

Police say the body of 25-year-old Evin Paulos had numerous stab wounds.

A passerby spotted the body on Saturday morning, June 3, near Pinnacle Peak and Cave Creek roads.

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The victim was reportedly stabbed 30 times.

Police say they do have a suspect but are not releasing the person's name at this time.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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