Man found dead in a Phoenix motel; Police call it a homicide

June 19, 2019 GMT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man has been found dead inside a west Phoenix motel and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Phoenix police say officers responded to an injured person call around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They found a 51-year-old man in a room who was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the victim sustained fatal injuries.

A motive for the killing is unknown and police say their investigation is ongoing.