Homicide investigation underway after man found dead outside Greensboro home

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead along West Florida Street in Greensboro.

At about 6:40 a.m., police responded to the call of a deceased man found on the property of 1308 W. Florida St. Detectives have categorized the manner of death to be a homicide, according to a news release from Greensboro police.

Officers are withholding the cause of death as they continue to investigate.

The man, who lived in the surrounding area, was last seen at 12:30 a.m., officials said, adding that he is believed to be in his 40s. The name of the victim will be released after next of kin has been notified.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Greensboro Police Department at (336) 373-2287 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.