Man's body found in manhole on Detroit's west side, police believe man was electrocuted

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police are trying to figure out how a man's body ended up in a manhole.

Detroit Police tell 7 Action News the man was electrocuted.

Police say they received a call Wednesday night for them to check the area near Oregon street and the I-96 service drive on the city's west side.

That's when they found the body.

Manholes are often used by electrical workers, but the victim does not appear to be a city worker.

Officers say they have no any reason to suspect foul play.

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