PHOENIX — One man has been taken into police custody after another man’s body was found in Tempe Beach Park near a splash pad Friday.
32 YOA Bruce Paya was arrested for 2nd degree murder on yesterday's homicide at Tempe Beach Park. pic.twitter.com/Y6JzNOW7DR
— Tempe Police (@TempePolice) May 2, 2015
Tempe police Lt. Mike Pooley said there was some sort of physical altercation between two men early in the day.
The suspect was being cooperative with police detectives, Pooley said.
Parts of the park will remain closed for several hours as detectives continue to investigate the incident, Pooley said.