By Associated Press - Saturday, December 26, 2015

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Newark police are investigating after officers discovered a decomposing body in a backyard.

Police say the body was discovered at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday on Ray Street. Police say the body showed no obvious signs of trauma but was decomposing. Police say the subject was likely a male between the ages of 20 and 30.

Police say the body has been turned over to the Division of Forensic Science, and the investigation is ongoing.

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