MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a suspicious death.

On Monday, Jan. 20, at 7:15 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a body in the alley on the 3500 block of North Fourth Street.

Police said the body, a deceased man, showed signs of trauma.

A death investigation is underway. Officers cordoned off the area and coordinated with investigators from the department’s Violent Crime Investigative Division and crime lab.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be provided electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org.

All tips are anonymous and those providing information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a financial reward.