Man found dead in alley

On September 13th at approximately 7:06 a.m. officers responded to the 2000 block of 9th Avenue.   An employee of  a local business found a male in his 20’s face down on a loading dock who did not appear to be breathing.  This area is secured by a chain link fence. 

SFD medics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.  A precursory examination of the victim found no external/trauma force injuries.  

Homicide and CSI detectives responded to the scene.   

The King County Medical Examiner responded at 8:45 a.m. and retrieved the victim’s remains.  The King County Medical Examiner will determine the identity of the victim and the cause of death.