Missing Sahuarita man found dead

Missing Sahuarita man found dead

SAHUARITA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A missing Sahuarita man was found dead earlier this week.

On Tuesday, Aug. 21, at approximately 1:27 pm, someone out for a walk saw a man down and called to him, but got no response. The walker then called 911, according to police.

Officers of the Benson Police Department responded and it was discovered that the man, identified as Richard Stitt, was deceased.

The 76-year-old was reported missing on Saturday, Aug. 18, but had last been seen in the Tucson area on Friday, Aug. 17 near the Crossroad's Plaza near Kino Parkway and Tucson Market Place Boulevard.

The investigation is ongoing, the manner and cause of death are pending.

Anyone with information on Stitt's whereabouts or contact during those days is asked to call the Sahuarita Police Department or 911.

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