NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — Niagara Falls Police are investigating after a decomposed body was found on Michigan Avenue late Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Michigan Avenue around 11:40 a.m. to a report of a dead person.

When officers arrived, they found “badly decomposed human remains,” according to a city spokesperson.

Authorities don’t know how long the body has been, who the remains belong to or how the person died.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Thursday.

Detectives are investigating the discovery.

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