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Man found dead in a Phoenix motel; Police call it a homicide

Phoenix Police
Posted at 5:32 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 20:36:53-04

PHOENIX  — Authorities say a man has been found dead inside a west Phoenix motel and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Phoenix police say officers responded to an injured person call at the motel near Thomas Road and Grand Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They found a 51-year-old man in a room who was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the victim sustained fatal injuries. A motive for the killing is unknown and police say their investigation is ongoing.