Wrapped body found behind vacant Detroit home
Detroit police are working to identify a body found Wednesday in a vacant house on the city's north side.
A person working construction in the area called 911 at about 9:45 a.m. to report the corpse, which appeared to be wrapped, behind a home in the 20400 block of Hawthorne.
The gender, race and age of the remains were unknown, police said in a statement.
The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office is expected to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips also can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.