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Sheriff's department investigating after body of man found in Whiteford Township

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Posted at 8:44 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 20:44:02-05

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man's dead body was found on a private, fenced-in lot near West Erie Road on Jan. 5 around 2:30 p.m.

Investigators believe the man is between 30 and 45 years old. The body is identified as a Black man with a dragon tattoo on the majority of his back.

The man has black goatee and a black 2-inch afro.

The body was taken to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy and investigators still work to identify the victim.

If you have information on this case, contact the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau at 734-240-7530.