Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Homicide in the Foothills

Sent on 4/19/2018 5:45:44 PM

This morning at approximately 9:00 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 5400 block of East Calle Barril after associates of the homeowner requested a check welfare, claiming they had not heard from him in a few days. When deputies arrived to the home, they found a door open and were unable to make contact with the homeowner. While deputies were clearing the inside of the residence, they found a man dead under suspicious circumstances. Homicide Unit detectives responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Detectives have identified the man who was found dead inside of the home as the homeowner, 71-year-old Robert Belman. Investigators also discovered Mr. Belman’s vehicle, a white 2017 Toyota Tacoma bearing Arizona license plate CCK9419, was missing from the residence. Anyone with information regarding this case, or the whereabouts of Mr. Belman’s truck, is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. This investigation is ongoing.


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