Body found in closet of vacant Detroit house

Mark Hicks

Detroit police are working to identify a body found Friday in an upstairs closet inside a vacant home on the city’s north side.

Authorities received a 911 call at about 12:40 p.m. reporting the remains were inside a vacant home near East Robinwood and Goddard, investigators said in a statement.

An officer dispatched there found the corpse inside a closet on the second floor, authorities reported.

The body is believed to be of a male. An autopsy is expected to determine the age, race and cause of death.

Other details about the discovery were not released Friday night.