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Body found off I-10 last month identified

Body found off I-10 last month identified

CREATED Dec. 19, 2012

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TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The autopsy of a young man whose body was found off Interstate 10 in December shows that the man was killed.

Deputy Tom Peine with PCSD tells KGUN9 that around 7:45 a.m. on December 19, they received a call about a body from a construction crew.

Detectives responded and found the body of 25-year-old Rafael Cornelio-Alvarado with obvious signs of trauma.

The body was clothed and in plain sight. The autopsy shows that Cornelio-Alvarado had a gunshot wound in his head.

The investigation by the Sheriff's Department is still ongoing.

Anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.