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Police identify man found dead at Phoenix business

Suspicious death in North Phoenix
Posted at 7:27 PM, Jan 07, 2020

PHOENIX — Phoenix police are investigating after a man's body was found in north Phoenix Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the area near Cave Creek and Hatcher roads to check out an open door at a business that was supposed to be closed.

While searching the area, they found the body of 47-year-old Lonnie Plato. Police say Plato's death appears suspicious and investigators will be on scene for the next several hours.

This story is still developing. Stay with for more information.

Editor's Note: Based on information from Phoenix police, a previous version of this story misidentified the location where the body was discovered. It was found near a business in the area, not at the business. ABC15 regrets the error.