UPDATE: Police identify man stabbed to death in midtown

Published: Jun. 16, 2018 at 10:49 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 17, 2018 at 3:17 PM MST
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Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)
Police investigate a homicide in midtown Tucson (Source: Jays Martinez)

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed Saturday, June 16, in midtown. They've identified the victim.

51-year-old Leroy Perez Calvillo was found lying in the middle of the road in the 200 block of W. Delano Street with multiple stab wounds to his body, officers said.

Officers were searching and working in the area near W. Fort Lowell Road and N. Stone Avenue since late Saturday afternoon and cleared the scene around 9:00 p.m. A homicide investigation was conducted.

Sgt. Pete Dugan with the Tucson Police Department said Calvillo was stabbed to death outside of what is believed to be a vacant lot. The Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department were first called about a man lying in the middle of the road on Delano Street, and that he appeared to be injured.

Calvillo was taken to Banner University Medical Center and later died from his injuries, officers said.

There are currently no suspects in custody.

Tucson Police said detectives are continuing to follow up on leads and are urging anyone with information to come forward and call 911 or 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.

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