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Author and journalist Charles Bowden has died

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Author and journalist Charles Bowden has died

By Valerie Cavazos. CREATED Aug 31, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) -- Famed author and Tucson journalist Charles Bowden has died. The investigative reporter for the Tucson Citizen became an expert on the drug wars along the US/Mexico border.

He reported on the smuggling routes from Arizona to Texas. Bowden's books include Murder City and Down by the River.

He moved to New Mexico five years ago. He died in his sleep Saturday afternoon in his home. Bowden was 69.