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A man's body was found in a wash on West Miracle Mile near North Oracle Road, officials say.

The body was found by a passerby around 12 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of West Miracle Road, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a Tucson police spokesman. 

There were no obvious signs of trauma, though the investigation is in its initial stages, Dugan said. The cause of death is currently unknown.

The investigation is ongoing.

No further information has been released. 

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

Metro Producer

Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.