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Man and woman found dead at the Minsk Hotel

By Bivian Contreras,


Updated on June 9, 2023 at 3:09 p.m.

The Tucson Police Department responded to reports of two people who were located unconscious and not breathing inside the Minsk hotel room.

Both the man and woman were pronounced dead on scene.

They have been identified as 54-year-old Xavier Morales and 35-year-old Sonia Zaragoza. Next of kin have been notified.

Morales and Zaragoza had sustained trauma and were both found unresponsive in the hotel room by an employee.

There are no suspects in custody and details are still limited.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information, contact 911 or 88-CRIME.

Tucson police responded to a reported suspicious death at the Minsk Hotel.

Officers arrived at the hotel, 755 East Benson Highway, on Thursday, June 8 around 12:45 p.m. Upon arrival they found a man and woman dead in one of the rooms.

Details are limited at this time.

Stay with KGUN 9 for further details.

Bivian Contreras is a real-time editor for KGUN 9 . Bivian graduated from the University of Arizona School of Journalism with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast and is currently pursuing a degree in Broadcast Operational Meteorology. Share your story ideas and important issues with Bivian by emailing or by connecting on Facebook , Instagram , and Twitter .

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