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Naked man found dead near Willcox after falling through kitchen ceiling then being hit by vehicle

Posted at 1:20 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 09:03:58-04

A 46-year-old man was found dead near Willcox Tuesday.

According to the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, an acquaintance of the man reported that he had climbed into the crawl space of a home in the 3600 block of Robbs Road, then crashed through the kitchen ceiling.

Joel Matthew Miller, who was naked, ran from the home and into the desert. Deputies found him lying on Kansas Settlement, north of Robbs Road, lying on the ground.

Investigators say the man was hit by a vehicle and had been left in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information should call 520-432-9502.