Four bodies found in desert near Gila Bend - Tucson News Now

Four bodies found in desert near Gila Bend

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Deputies with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office say four bodies were found in the desert near Gila Bend.

According to our sister station KPHO, authorities suspect the bodies are those of undocumented immigrants.

The bodies were found just off Interstate 8 about 20 miles outside Gila Bend.

Investigators believe the suspected undocumented immigrants died from extreme heat exposure while crossing the desert.

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