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Teenagers find decomposing body in west side wash

Teenagers find decomposing body in west side wash

By Rikki Mitchell. CREATED Jul 31, 2013

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Police are investigating a death after a group of teenagers found a decomposing body while playing in a west side wash.

Sgt. Chris Widmer with Tucson Police tells KGUN9 that the body was found in a wash near Ironwood Hill Drive and Greasewood at about 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the body appears to be an adult male, but it is in a severe state of decomposition.

Police do not know yet if foul play was a factor.

Stay with KGUN9 for updates as the investigation continues.

Rikki Mitchell

Rikki Mitchell

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Rikki Mitchell is a proud University of Arizona grad and joined the KGUN9 team after graduation. Rikki reports as a video journalist for the evening and weekend newscasts.