Dead Body Discovered at Residence on Roebling Avenue, Police Investigating

January 12, 2012 Updated Jan 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM EDT

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Dead Body Discovered at Residence on Roebling Avenue, Police Investigating

January 12, 2012 Updated Jan 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM EDT

(WKBW release) Buffalo police say they are investigating the discovery of a dead body early Thursday afternoon in the city's Bailey Avenue-Delavan area.  

Northeast District officers initially responded to the call at approximately 1 p.m. at a home in the first block of Roebling Avenue. 

"A deceased 57-year-old male resident who lived alone in the residence, was discovered by family members, who contacted authorities,"  according to Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives said in a media release. 

There were indications that the house was ransacked, Richards said.