PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police are investigating a death near the railroad tracks behind St. John Street in Portland.
Two passers by were in the area of 508 St. John Street around 1:45 AM when they stumbled across the body. They flagged down police and police secured the scene.
The Medical Examiner's office and criminal investigation unit are investigating. Police say the body looked like it had been there for several weeks. And they say there is no known transient camp in the area.
Police haven't revealed the dead person's name, age, gender or whether the death is considered suspicious.