Man's body found in backyard in Newark, Del.

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Police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in Newark, Delaware. (WPVI)

Police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in Newark, Delaware.

The discovery was made around 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the unit block of Ray Street.

Police said a woman spotted the body of a man, around 20-30 years of age, showing signs of decomposition in her backyard.

There were no obvious signs of trauma and the body was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science, police said.

So far, no word on a cause of death.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact police at 302-366-7100 ext. 3135.

You can send an anonymous tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available.
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