New Bern police investigating suspicious death

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) – Police in one city here in the east are investigating a suspicious death.

New Bern police say just after 5 a.m. Monday, the department received information about a man laying in a grassy area near Liberty Street.

Officers found the man dead at the scene and are treating the investigation as a homicide, according to police.

He will not be identified until his family has been notified.

Anyone with information on the death is asked to call the New Bern Police Department at (252)672-4118.