SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - Southfield Police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old Detroit man whose body was found underneath a parked dump truck.
Officers say the man's body was found at around 9:40 am in a parking lot in the 16000 block of 12 Mile. He was underneath the engine area of the truck.
Police have determined that the man is the owner of the truck.
A preliminary investigation has determined that the man was working on the truck when, officers say, it appears his clothing got caught in the drive shaft.
The investigation is ongoing.
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