Detectives Investigating After Man Found Dead In SoDo

Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man found Saturday morning near 4th Avenue South and Edgar Martinez Drive South.

On Saturday, September 28th, Seattle Fire Medics were flagged down by a passer-by regarding a person lying on the sidewalk on the west side of the street near that intersection.  The person was under a blanket and in an obscure location off the road.  Medics checked on the man and discovered he was deceased.  Seattle Fire called Seattle Police to respond.

Homicide detectives responded and determined the man, in his fifties, had suffered blunt force trauma injuries.

Homicide detectives are currently investigating.  Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Seattle Police Homicide Unit at (206) 684-5550 or at the tip line at (206) 233-5000.