Avra Valley, Arizona
Pima County Sheriff's spokesman Jason Ogan said a man was killed some time after 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning in Ironwood National Forest. Detectives are at the scene at 10 a.m. investigating the incident, which they say is a homicide.
The dead man has not been publicly identified.
Authorities are looking for suspects.
Here is Ogan's account of the killing near Mile Wide Road and Reservation Road:
"The call originated from Border Patrol at approximately 4:30 a.m. They observed a blacked-out truck enter the Ironwood National Forest.
"They heard what sounded like a gunshot and then saw flames originating from the area. The vehicle left at a high rate of speed on Reservation Road. Border Patrol followed but eventually lost sight of the vehicle.
"Upon Homicide (detectives') arrival, they discovered a deceased male with burns to his entire body. The investigation continues."
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