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Body Found Behind Detroit School

DETROIT (WWJ) – Police say the body of a man has been found behind Detroit’s Turning Point Academy on the city’s east side.

The body was reportedly discovered just after 7:30 a.m. by a taxi driver who was dropping off a student.

The Detroit Public Schools district says staff made sure students didn’t come in contact with the scene. A district spokeswoman told WWJ Newsradio 950 there is “no known connection” to the school or anyone there.

According to reports, the deceased is a black male in his 40s. It was not immediately known if the man had been identified.

Detroit police are investigating.

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