Maricopa County sheriff's deputies said a body found near 44th Avenue and Estrella Drive in Laveen is the victim of a homicide.
Deputies found the body Thursday morning west of South Mountain while investigating a shooting, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
No other information was immediately available.
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