Person walking in field finds body

Cleveland Police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old black male.

Today around 4:42 p.m., police responded to 8229 Cedar Avenue for a report of a dead body. Once on scene officers observed the victim's badly decomposed body lying face down in the field.

Once on scene, officers spoke with the person who found the body.  They told police they were walking through the field when they found the victim laying face down in the field and called police.

The official cause of death will be determined by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office.

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