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Police: Man found dead in home near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road was not seen for several days

Police investigating as a homicide
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Posted at 7:27 AM, Feb 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-03 12:11:11-05

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a homicide after officers located a man in his Phoenix home with obvious signs of trauma.

Crews were called to the home near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 9 p.m. Friday where a shooting was reported.

Bystanders told responding officers they hadn't seen or heard from the victim in several days.

Police found the victim, identified as 64-year-old Jimmie Montgomery, dead inside the home with injuries.

On March 3, police announced the arrest of 40-year-old Sally Macias. She was booked into the Maricopa County Jail for second-degree murder.

No other information has been released.