GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Police are investigating after a man was found impaled on a fence outside a Glendale apartment complex Wednesday morning. 

The man was found dead and hanging upside down from an iron fence at about 5:30 a.m. at an apartment complex near 47th Avenue and Bethany Home Road

[VIDEO: Glendale man found impaled on metal fence]

Police believe the man was climbing over the fence when he fell and got stuck. 

Sgt. John Roth with Glendale PD said detectives did not find any signs of trauma that would lead them to believe that this was a criminal incident. 

The cause of death is unknown and his identity is not being released at this time. 

Roth said that the man may have been a transient in the area and that there was evidence of possible drug use. 

Roth said detectives believe that the man got stuck around 2 a.m. and officers got the call around 5:30 a.m. so he may have been stuck there for about three hours. 

The man's body has been removed from the fence and the Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of death.

 


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Chico$$$

Is there any update on this person. Like a name atleast???

MyOwnMind

Mexican Olympic trainer.

Carl

Ladies and Gentlemen, and everyone else, THIS IS JUST A SAMPLE OF KARMA AT WORK... LIVE RIGHT And just a reminder EVERY FENCE HAS A GATE USING A GATE MAKES SENSE, SO STAY OFF THE FENCE. GET THE POINT.

MyOwnMind

maybe it was locked? Ever think of that moron?

LovesNatch

Lol

ObeyLaws

AzFamily censors - I see my comment disappeared after being up awhile. Just curious, was it my "they must get a lot of practice climbing walls" comment that offended your delicate sensibilities? Or was it my "In any event, that is SO cool." comment that brought out your read pens?? Your edits just seem capricious and arbitrary considering everything posted on thee pages...

braniac9

he was training for a new race - the “Border Wall Run”

Amico

the Arizonians humor is worse of the Britons

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Jelkins6830

2nd paragraph says man was found dead.

Amico

what a stupid way to die [yawn]

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Jansown26

5th sentence: The man's body has been removed from the fence and the Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause of death.

Robs

American Confused Some say. , Man who climb spiked fence - get spiked - if not spiked already Freddy. [crying]

Wayne kenoff

That’s an embarrassing story for the children 🤦ðŸ½â€â™‚ï¸

andthesurveysays

You know you were high when you were climbing high when....

JustSaying

Praying this is an accident...the ramifications if it's not are very concerning.

nutsplash

Mexican jumping the fence ?

Tony G

Moron writing racist remarks? Where in the story does it indicate race? Go back to playing on the freeway!

nutsplash

Tony you are Mexican arent you ? Or are you on the fence about it lol ?

Tony G

If that is supposed to be funny, then it wxposes you as the superfluous slimy cur we all know you are.

Agustus Gloop

Nutsplash "Playing on the freeway," now that conjures up a hilarious image. If only we were so lucky.[thumbup][thumbup][thumbup][thumbup]

Gloop's Husband

Remember your aids treatment next week honeybuns.

redboyds

talk about playing a small pair? I'll call that and raise you all in, I know my hand is better. Not of Asian-Pacific decent.

theazdude

Word count = 54...Lots of details here folks.

JustinP

dead or alive would help

theazdude

Exactly!

Shredder

Maybe it's an update, but I read: "The man was found DEAD and hanging upside down from an iron fence at about 5:30 a.m. at an apartment complex near 47th Avenue and Bethany Home Road. "

theazdude

Yea they first posting had 54 words....No real info and Daddy was right, Story went from "man" impaled to "body" at the end of the original "story". Race to be first in reporting.

Tony G

I used to live in that area. I am not surprised about the transient presence.

Agustus Gloop

Daddy, do a Google search on Phineas P. Gage.

NavyJR

Dead; they don't send live ones to the coroner to determine COD.

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