Young Benton Harbor man’s death is termed suspicious

Posted at 2:34 PM, Dec 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-11 14:34:31-05

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Police are investigating the suspicious death of a young man Sunday morning.

On Sunday morning, the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a man down in the snow in the 800 block of Superior. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a young man dead in the snow.

Police said the circumstances of the young man’s death are suspicious in nature. His name is being withheld pending notification of relatives.

The incident is being investigated by Benton Harbor Public Safety, with assistance from the Michigan State Police Major Case Unit, Berrien County Homicide Task Force and FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force.

Anyone with any information about this investigation is being asked to call (269) 927-0293.