Travis Alexander was a young, successful businessman, a well-known motivational speaker and a devout Mormon.

Alexander wanted to get married some day and have a family.

The 30-year-old Mesa man who had recently finished a self-help book to inspire others didn't get the chance.

On Monday, friends who hadn't heard from him in days discovered his body in his 4,500-square-foot home near Elliot and Meridian roads. He had trauma to his body and police are investigating it as a homicide.

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