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.