Death Investigation at 599 Columbus Avenue

At 9:45pm last night, officers in District 4 responded to the rear of 599 Columbus Avenue on a report of an unconscious male. Officers located a male victim being attended to by Emergency Medical Personnel. The victim, whose identity is not known, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has taken custody of the deceased and will perform an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death as well as a proper identification.Boston Police Homicide Detectives are investigating this death and urge anyone with information to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or to remain anonymous contact the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.