PD: Woman dies after abandoned in desert while suffering drug overdose

Posted at 10:50 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-16 06:44:19-05

Police are searching for a suspect in connection to a woman's death in Phoenix.

On Oct. 7,  20-year-old Jaycee Martin was found suffering a drug overdose in a desert area near McDowell Road and 91st Avenue.

According to police, it's believed that Martin was abandoned in the area by another person, or persons. She wasn't found until about an hour after she was dropped off.

The woman was taken to the hospital but later died.

Now her mother, Jill Martin, is reaching out to the public in hopes that someone has information about the person responsible.

It's believed that the suspect drives a grey Lincoln Town Car, but no additional information was released.