Update: Police ID homicide victim found in northside home

2014-07-26T16:51:00Z 2014-08-05T13:19:15Z Update: Police ID homicide victim found in northside homeKimberly Matas Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 26, 2014 4:51 pm  • 

Police have identified a homicide victim found in a northside home Friday night.

David Martinez, 66, was found by officers conducting a welfare check at a home in the 800 block of West Budmore Terrace near the intersection of North Grant and Flowing Wells roads.

At about 8 p.m., a call was made to 911, asking police to check on Martinez. The 911 caller, a co-worker of Martinez, was waiting outside the house when officers arrived, Sgt. Pete Dugan, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, said in a news release.

The caller was concerned that Martinez had not shown up for work since the previous Saturday, Dugan said.

Officers entered the house through an unlocked door and found the body, which had “obvious signs of trauma indicative of a homicide,” Dugan said.

No further information has been released.

Anyone with information about Martinez or his death should 911 or 88-CRIME.

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