By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office (Information):
Mohave Valley, Arizona: The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a male deceased body found along East Dike Road is that of 19 year old Anthony Maracle from Needles, California.
At approximately 7:42 a.m. PT on Friday, March 26th, 2021, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased male subject along the roadway.
As ZachNews reported first yesterday, investigators were seen investigating the desert area where the body was found.
These pictures and video from ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary Lopez shows investigators at the scene along the right side of East Dike Road just pass South Lake Road where Riverfront Parkway ends and turns into East Dike Road.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the reporting party advised they were walking their dog and discovered the deceased male near the roadway.
Deputies responded to secure the scene and contacted the Detective Division who took over the investigation.
The deceased has been identified as Anthony Maracle.
This investigation is active and being investigated as a homicide.
East Dike Road was closed through the day as the investigation continued.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at 1 (928) 753-0753 or call our toll free number at 1 (800) 522-4312 and reference DR #21-011191.
ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Maracle from Needles, California.