Dead body found in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 49-year-old man whose body was found in a business parking lot in East Providence.
Police Lt. James Nelson says someone found the man Saturday morning outside Copy World, a business that offers copying, laminating, faxing and printing services on Taunton Avenue. The business wasn't open at the time.
Officers who responded to the scene found that the man was already dead.
The body has been turned over to the medical examiner's office to determine the cause and manner of death.
Police did not release the man's name because his family had not been notified.
Nelson says police are still investigating the death.