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Deputies ID body found in burning car in Tucson

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Pima County Sheriff's deputies say they have identified a body that was found inside a burning car in a northwest Tucson neighborhood.

Sheriff's spokesman deputy Tom Peine says the body was that of 54-year-old Anthony Walker Patrick Basher. He was from California but Peine did not provide a hometown.

Peine says the man was a friend of the owner of the burned out vehicle.

Deputies were called to the neighborhood the evening of Nov. 9 and found the burning Mercedes-Benz sedan. Fire crews discovered the body after putting out the flames.

The cause of Basher's death and the fire are not yet known.

Peine says the investigation is ongoing.

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