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Dead body found on Phoenix LDS church lawn, police suspect foul play

Police have identified the victim, but they are looking for leads in their investigation.
Police at the scene where a dead body was found on the lawn of an LDS church near Baseline Road and 41st Avenue in Phoenix July 10, 2018. (Photo: 12 News)

PHOENIX - Police are investigating a dead body found on the lawn of a church near 41st Avenue and Baseline Road Tuesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Robert George Garcia, 33.

Phoenix Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Vince Lewis said police suspect foul play in Garcia's death. He was found dead at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday on the lawn at a Mormon church.

Garcia was found dead at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.

If you have any information about this homicide case, you can reach the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377).