Denver police investigating death near Sloan’s Lake

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DENVER — Police are conducting a death investigation near Sloan’s Lake, officials said Sunday.

The Melrose Inspirational Garden near Mead Street and West 19th Avenue was blocked off with police tape.

Investigator say a person who was walking in the area reported finding the deceased man.

Police said there are no obvious signs of trauma on the man’s body, but they are treating it as a homicide investigation for now to preserve the evidence.

Investigators were still waiting for the coroner to arrive at 12:30 p.m.