Police Investigate Suspicious Death In Royal Oak

Multiple police units responded to the 3500 block of Elmhurst.

January 17, 2019 - 9:35 pm

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (WWJ) -- Police were called to the scene of a suspicious death in Royal Oak to investigate Thursday night.

The body of a 73-year-old man was found at a house in the 3500 block of Elmhurst Avenue, just north of 13 Mile Road and east of the Royal Oak Golf Course.

Investigators are treating the death as suspicious but have not given any details. An autopsy is expected to be performed Friday. 

Residents who live near the scene tell WWJ there were multiple Royal Oak Police units at the scene and yellow tape surrounding the house. Neighbors say the man lived at the home with a brother.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest on this developing story as more details become available.