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Autopsy awaited in Niagara Falls “suspicious death”

NIAGARA FALLS – Detectives in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Niagara Falls Police Department are awaiting the findings of an autopsy to be done Friday on the body of a man found dead Thursdasy in a house at 1011 Michigan Avenue.

Det. Lt. John Conti said police received a call suggesting that the house be checked, and a police unit found the dead man.

Police have yet to release the name of the dead man.

While awaiting the autopsy findings on the cause of death, police Thursday afternoon described the circumstances they found at the Michigan Avenue house justified their initial description of a “suspicious death.” No further information was released by police.