43 year-old man found dead inside St. Pete home

St. Pete police are investigating after a body was found inside a home.

After 9 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to 1915 17th Street South in reference to an unattended death. Inside, they found the body of a 43-year-old man who lived there.

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After examining the body overnight, the medical examiner and technician determined that the victim had upper body trauma. 

His death is now being investigated as a homicide. 

The name of the victim will be released once the next of kin has been notified.

No other details about the investigation have been released at this time.