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Body and pipe bomb found in Cochise County home

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — Authorities in southern Arizona say they’ve found a
pipe bomb in a house where a man’s body also was discovered.

The Tombstone Marshal’s Office called Cochise County authorities late Thursday to say
the man’s body was found in the home across from a KOA campground.

The county’s bomb squad and two technicians from the Arizona Department of
Public Safety were sent to the scene.

The home and other outbuildings contained the pipe bomb, about five pounds of
ammonium nitrate, electric and non-electric blasting caps, a binary high
explosive and a large amount of fuse.

Authorities said the explosives were disposed of safely.

They said the dead man hasn’t been identified yet and the cause of death is being
investigated.

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