Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A death investigation is underway after a passerby discovered a man’s body in a Rochester park. 

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Rochester Police Department Communications Coordinator Amanda Grayson says the man’s body was found on Saturday morning.

A passerby reported discovering the corpse to police shortly before 7 a.m. 

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Grayson says the body was discovered lying in the grass at Mayo Park, which is on the east side of the Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester. 

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The deceased person is being described in the police report as a 28-year-old man. 

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Investigators are working with the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office to confirm the man’s identity and determine his cause and manner of death, police say. 

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Grayson says there were no obvious signs of trauma or injury observed by officers at the scene.

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