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June 4, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Body on Phoenix mountain identified as Seattle hiker

The Associated Press PHOENIX — A body found near the top of a Phoenix mountain has been identified as a 23-year-old Seattle man who went missing after going on a weekend hike. Maricopa County officials said Wednesday that the Medical Examiner’s Office used dental records to identify the body as that of Eric Fernandes. They say the cause and…

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June 4, 2014 at 6:17 AM

Body found on Phoenix mountain tentatively ID’d

PHOENIX (AP) — Police tentatively identified  a body found near the top of a Phoenix mountain  as a 23-year-old Seattle man who went missing after going on a weekend hike. Police Sgt. Trent Crump says the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office will confirm whether the body recovered from Echo Canyon late Tuesday is that of missing…

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June 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM

UPDATE: Search for Seattle man missing on hike ends in failure

UPDATE, 2:15 p.m. |  PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have ended a search for a 23-year-old Seattle man last seen hiking on a popular Phoenix mountain last weekend. The ground search for Eric Fernandes was halted Tuesday on Camelback Mountain. Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Trent Crump says search crews have covered the area they can by foot and…

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March 13, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Bellingham man jailed in Phoenix; police say he tried to kill his hospitalized mother

Associated Press PHOENIX -– A Bellingham man  is in custody for allegedly trying to fatally choke his mother while he was visiting her in a Phoenix hospital. Phoenix police say the 25-year-old told them he wanted to kill his mother because she was mean, called him names and didn’t contribute to society. The Arizona Republic says the…

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