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Woman arrested after man found with head injuries, later dies, police say

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Posted at 11:14 AM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 17:10:22-04

PHOENIX — A woman was arrested last week under the suspicion of being connected to the death of a man in Phoenix, authorities said.

Phoenix police officers responded to a business near 27th and Northern avenues late Thursday and found 64-year-old Herbert Cox with head injuries. He was transported a local hospital where he later died.

Details on what happened or how his injuries were caused were not immediately released.

Authorities said investigators developed probable cause to arrest 58-year-old Stephanie Whitney. She faces multiple charges that include homicide, assault, and robbery.

It was not immediately clear how the two were connected.