BUCKEYE, AZ - A body found near Elliot and Tuthill Roads has been identified as 51-year-old Mark Meginley, according to Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Lt. Brandon Jones.
Lt. Jones tweeted Thursday morning that the body had been identified and the case is being treated as a homicide.
Sheriff's deputies; body found on Tuthill rd is a homicide, ID'd as 51yo Mark Meginley. Public asked to call Sheriff's Office with any info— Lt. Brandon Jones (@LtJonesMCSO) April 17, 2014
The body was reportedly found wrapped in a sleeping bag but the individual had no form of identification.
Lt. Jones said Wednesday investigators are confident that the death is not a suicide and it looks like foul play is involved.
Authorities are checking on reports that some people in the area say they saw the body being thrown from a car.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact MCSO.