17-year-old found dead in Benton Harbor, cause of death under investigation

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Officers responded to the 100 Block of Parker Street for a welfare check of a person lying in an alley Saturday morning around 8:45 a.m.  

Upon arrival officers discovered at 17-year-old Benton Harbor man deceased by suspicious means.

Officers processed the scene with the assistance of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.

The deceased male was taken to Kalamazoo for an autopsy and cause of death determination.

Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety will not be releasing the victim’s name at the family request.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about this incident is requested to contact the Tipline at 269-927-0293 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP (7867) or provide information anonymously via the TIP411 app located in your app store. Search your app store by entering Benton Harbor DPS.

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