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Police investigating body found in west Phoenix

(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)

Phoenix police detectives are trying to determine what led to the murder of a 34-year-old man on Phoenix's west side.

Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Steve Martos said officers conducted a welfare check about 6:30 a.m. Thursday in the 8200 block of West Palm Lane.

Detectives said the victim, James Carter, died from trauma, but they didn't release any more details.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department's Violent Crime Bureau at 602-262-6141 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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