Police investigating body found in South End

boston south end crime scene
A crew works to clean up the scene where a body was found at 148 West Canotn Street in the South End over the weekend.
Credit: Nicolaus Czarnecki/METRO

Boston police detectives are investigating the body of a person found dead at a South End brownstone early Sunday morning. 

Police said they were called to 148 West Canton St., just after 6:30 a.m. where they found the body. A police spokeswoman said the incident is currently classified as a death investigation and provided few details about the death.

It was unclear if the man’s body was found inside or outside the home. There was no word on a cause and manner of death.

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