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Partially decomposed body found in yard on East Side

A corpse, apparently partially decomposed, was found by Buffalo police in a backyard in the first block of Fisher Street Monday afternoon.

Homicide Squad detectives and the Crime Scene Unit were sent to the scene after Northeast Division police officers responded to a call about the body about 2:30 p.m.

Police were trying to determine the identity of the body. An autopsy was expected to be conducted to establish the cause of death.