Phoenix police seeking public’s help after man found dead in tow truck
PHOENIX — Phoenix police are seeking information after a man was found dead in a tow truck Wednesday evening, authorities said.
Police found 31-year-old Evanni Corona with an apparent gunshot wound in the truck near the intersection of Buckeye Road and 35th Avenue after responding to a reported stabbing, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release on Thursday.
Corona was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.
Phoenix police are asking anyone who saw the tow truck between 4:50 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. to call the department at (602) 262-6141.
DID YOU SEE THIS TRUCK?
On 9/1, Evanni Corona was shot and killed in the area of 35th Ave and Buckeye while driving a tow truck. There was no vehicle on the back at the time. If you saw this tow truck between 4:50pm and 5:10pm please call @SilentWitnessAZ at 480-WITNESS. pic.twitter.com/2DcOGDO315
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) September 2, 2021
Those who would prefer to remain anonymous can call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.
No other details were made available.