Dead body investigated as murder by Sheriff's Office

Mohave County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a dead body found five miles north of Kingman as a homicide.

A passerby, who is not a suspect, found the body of a man on Tuesday afternoon, Public Information Specialist Trish Carter said.

It was located off the roadway on Bank Street near Cactus Wren.

"Detectives are investigating this case as a homicide, and autopsy results are pending," Carter said.

The victims' identity has been withheld until the next of kin is notified.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Mohave County Sheriff's Office at 753-0753 or (800) 522-4312.