Just before 7 a.m. officers were called to the area of Independence Avenue and Forest on a medical call.
Upon arrival officers located the body of an adult black male lying on the sidewalk near the overpass. EMS was called to the scene and declared the individual deceased.
Right now the death is being investigated as a suspicious death. Officers continue to interview people who were in the area at the time.
If anyone has any information or saw anything in this area this morning they are asked to call the Homicide Unit directly at 234-5043 or the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 474-TIPS.