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Police ID victim of April 25 homicide on Tucson’s east side

May 9, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson have released the name of a homicide victim whose body was found April 25 in the Pantano Wash on the city’s east side.

A woman walking her dog spotted the body and called 911.

Police say the victim has been identified as 80-year-old Michael McCullough.

They say detectives received a tip about a possible suspect in the case and 18-year-old Kenneth Boyd was apprehended on April 28 about a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the site of the homicide.

Police won’t disclose how Boyd is linked to the death.

They say Boyd remains jailed on a $1 million bond on suspicion of first-degree murder and armed robbery.

It’s unclear if Boyd has a lawyer yet who can speak on his behalf.

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