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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Pima County authorities said the body of a man has been found in the desert and the case is being investigated as a homicide.

County sheriff's officials said the body, which showed signs of trauma, was discovered about 6:30 a.m. Monday.

They said San Xavier District deputies responded to a man down in the desert near San Joaquin Road and Snyder Hill Road, on the city's far southwest side.

Associated Press,

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