Two Arrested For Death Of Man Set On Fire In “The Zone” Dumpster


Two suspects have been arrested by Phoenix Police Department detectives continued in connection with the death of a man in the homeless encampment known as The Zone.

Both suspects have been booked into Maricopa County Jail and have been identified as 18-year-old Isaiah Baskin, and 23-year-old Larry Scott.

The male victim was found inside a dumpster on Tuesday morning in an area known as “The Zone” near 11th Avenue and Madison Street.

Phoenix officers responded to a death investigation call at about 7:54 a.m. on March 21, 2023. When officers got to the scene, they saw a male victim inside a dumpster with obvious signs of being burned.

The victim was not able to be identified due to the burn injuries covering his body.

The victim was taken to the Maricopa County Forensic Science Center for examination.


Phoenix Police Investigating Body Set On Fire In Dumpster In “The Zone”

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