Body Found In Depew

October 30, 2011 Updated Oct 30, 2011 at 8:16 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Body Found In Depew

October 30, 2011 Updated Oct 30, 2011 at 8:16 PM EDT

DEPEW, NY ( WKBW ) A grizzly discovery was made in Depew Sunday afternoon at approximately 12:16p.m.

Officers from the Village of Depew Police Department responded to Olmstead Avenue off Transit Road, regarding the discovery of the body of a 40 year old white male.

The body was discovered in a creek bed by persons who reside in the area.

Detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation. The body was removed by the medical examiner and taken to the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office.

The cause of death is undetermined.

An autopsy will be performed Monday. The identity of the male is being withheld pending further investigation and notification of family members.

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