Phoenix police investigating after body found at scene of apartment fire

Posted at 5:44 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-04 01:19:50-04

Authorities are investigating after a body was found at the scene of an apartment fire.

The Phoenix Police Department said officers have been called to help arson investigators after a body was found near 43rd Avenue and Thunderbird early Saturday morning.

Firefighters were called to the complex around 2 a.m. for a reported active fire.

An autopsy will determine how the person found died, police said. A fire department spokesman said the person who died was an adult male, but declined to provide further details, citing the ongoing investigation.

The scene at the complex remained active into Saturday night.

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