Death investigation underway after body found in Ocean City

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OCEAN CITY, Md. – Detectives in Ocean City are investigating after a body was found on 9th street in the resort town on Tuesday morning.

We’re told officers responded to the 200 block of 9th street at around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday morning after a concerned citizen discovered an unconscious man outside their residence. Ocean City EMS pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

The area was shut down for about three hours.

We’re told the body has been transported to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy. Identification is pending notification of next of kin.

This is a developing story. Check back here for any updates.

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