Police searching for missing person when body found buried in ba - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Police searching for missing person when body found buried in backyard

Body found in backyard (Source WOIO) Body found in backyard (Source WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland police are investigating after a body was found buried in the backyard of a home on Benham Road.

The body was found on Jan. 28 around noon.

Officers responded to the address and were searching the outside property as part of a missing person investigation.  The body was discovered with the use of a cadaver dog .

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man but didn't immediately release his name or age. Police are treating his death as a homicide and tests are still being done to determine the cause of death.

Police also didn't release the name of the missing person they were searching for when they discovered the body. 

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