Police seeking identity of murdered man set on fire in downtown Phoenix

Police seeking identity of murdered man set on fire in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX — Police released Wednesday a sketch of a homicide victim who was found set on fire in downtown Phoenix last month.

The man was found dead near Ninth Avenue and Buchanan Street at about 3 pm on Dec. 1.

Details were initially scarce because the body was badly burned.

The victim was a 5-foot-8 Black man who weighed 130 pounds and was between 20 and 60 years old.

He was last wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, tennis shoes and unknown pants.

Anyone with information on the incident should call the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151.

People can also call Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 for English and 480-837-8446 for Spanish.

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