MCSO: Three bodies found in desert, drugs nearby

PHOENIX - Three bodies were recovered from the desert Friday afternoon.

Chris Hegstrom of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said the three male victims appeared to have been deceased for at least a week near Range Road and Service Road 85 where they were found.

A press release indicated that four bundles of drugs were found near the bodies.

The U.S. Border Patrol also assisted with the recovery of the bodies.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, according to the release, will address the recent desert deaths and rescues in the next couple days.

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