Four bodies found in southern Arizona desert
TUCSON, Arizona (AP) -- U.S. Border Patrol officials have recovered four
bodies in the desert west of Tucson.
The recovery brings the death toll of illegal border crossers from Mexico
to at least
120 for the Tucson Sector this year, according to law enforcement, Mexican
Consulate and Border Patrol reports. The Tucson Sector includes all of Arizona
The body of a woman from Zacatecas, Mexico, was found Saturday. The same
day, a Border Patrol helicopter pilot spotted a man's badly decomposed body.
On Sunday, the bodies of two men were discovered. One man was believed
been dead for up to a week.
The names of the deceased were not released.
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