Tucson police release names of victim, suspect in Prince Road homicide

Tucson police release names of victim, suspect in Prince Road homicide
Suspect in Prince Road homicide, 21-year-old Bryan Guzman Hernandez.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Police Department has identified the victim and the suspect in the early morning homicide in the 1600 block of West Prince Road.

According to a TPD release, a woman, identified as 39-year-old Shaundra Cruz was found on the ground in the main driveway of a mobile home park. She was unresponsive and had signs of sharp force trauma. Tucson Fire Department crews arrived at the scene and took over treatment, however Cruz was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives with the Homicide and Aggravated Assault Unit continued the investigation and determined that Cruz had been visiting a male at an apartment complex across from where she was found. According to TPD during the visit an argument ensued and Cruz ran from the apartment, with the male chasing her across the street, where she was reportedly stabbed with a sharp object.

Witness statements and evidence collected at the scene helped detectives identify the male suspect as 21-year-old Bryan Guzman Hernandez.

According to the TPD, Hernandez has not been located, and a felony arrest warrant for first degree murder has been issued for Hernandez. He should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information on his possible whereabouts is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME, where you can remain anonymous.

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