SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - The body of a black male was found behind a South Salina Street business on Saturday morning. Syracuse Police are calling the man's death suspicious.
The body was discovered in a vacant lot behind Mavis Discount Tire.
Police do not know the identity of the victim, but say he is a black male who appears to be in his 40's.
Police arrived on the scene at about 11 a.m. Saturday after receiving a tip from someone who lives nearby.
The cause of death is still undetermined.
"Once we get the scene processed the medical examiner is going to come and remove the victim and we'll have a better idea of what the cause of death is because we don't know at this point but we do believe there are some suspicious circumstances here,” said Sgt. Tom Connellan.
Investigators are asking anyone with information to call them at 442-5222.
You can also leave an anonymous tip on the SPD website