Tucson Police investigate Miracle Mile death

miracle-ileThe Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred near Miracle Mile and Fairview Avenue on February 27th.

At 2:45 p.m. officers responded to a business in the 800 block of West Miracle Mile regarding a suspicious male throwing rocks and possibly attempting to break into the building. Officers found a man matching the description given. The man immediately became aggressive with officers and was subsequently detained.

Officers discovered that another man was possibly injured in the desert area north of the business. Additional officers responded and located a man deceased with obvious signs of trauma.

The man detained is believed to be a person of interest reference this case. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification.