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Deceased man found in Maude St

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May 14, 2018

Police at the scene this morning.

Detective Acting Sergeant Paul Shortis.

Update, 1.30pm: Police say the cause of death of a man whose body was found in Maude St this morning is undetermined.

The man, 48, has been identified.

An autopsy will be carried out.

Hear what Detective Acting Sergeant Paul Shortis had to say to media this afternoon:

Update, 12:10pm: The road has been re-opened, and Centrelink has been re-opened.

Update, 10.15am: The Forensic Squad from Melbourne are on their way to the scene at Maude St.

The homicide squad has also been notified.

Police have viewed the footage from Centrelink cameras and will also be reviewing footage from the Safer City Camera Network.

Centrelink remains closed at this stage.

8.50am: A deceased man has been discovered out the front of Centrelink in Maude St, Shepparton between Ashenden and Sobraon St.

Police were called to the scene at about 7.30am this morning where the man was found to be deceased.

The body was discovered by a local resident.

The cause of death is unclear at this stage however it appears the man had been there for some time.

Ambulance were also called and police have established a crime scene.

The road is currently blocked between the two streets and will remain closed for some time.

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