Man Found Dead Behind Washington Heights Building, Cause Unknown

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A man was found dead on Sunday morning, behind a building in Washington Heights, according to authorities.

First responders received a 911 call for the individual, near West 18oth Street, shortly before 5:30a.m.

When emergency teams arrived they found the man unresponsive and pronounced him dead at the scene.

It was not immediately clear if foul play was a factor in the man’s death, police said.

The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

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