Chandler police investigate death of man found lying in bushes

CHANDLER, AZ - Chandler police are investigating the death of a young man found lying in some bushes inside a gated community.

Sgt. Joseph Favazzo of the Chandler Police Department said a woman found the body while out walking her dog around 6 a.m. Monday near Balboa Way and Kaibab Drive.

The man believed to be in his 20s was found lying in some bushes inside a gated community just west of Alma School and south of Chandler Heights, according to police.

Police say they believe the man may be associated with an earlier report regarding a man stumbling and falling in the area.

That phone call came in around 3 a.m., according to Favazzo, however, police searched the area and were not able to locate the man.

No other details were released. Stay with as updates come into the newsroom.

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