Maintenance worker finds body in Memphis apartment

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Police are investigating a body found in a North Memphis townhouse Friday morning.

Memphis police were called to the Greenview Townhomes after receiving a call from the complex that a dead body was found in one of the units by a maintenance man.

Police spokesperson Monique Martin said circumstances were suspicious and that homicide investigators are working the case.

"The maintenance man discovered the body at 8:53 this morning in one of the back bedrooms. We don't have any info as to who could be responsible at this time. The investigation will continue," Martin said.

The call was made by neighbors who heard loud noises coming from the unit.

The victim did not actually live in the town home where his body was found. Police said a woman actually lives in that unit. Authorities said they were friends.

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