Officials investigate after body found alongside road in Pontiac

Victim suffered blunt trauma to back of head, deputies say


Officials are investigating after a body was found along the road in the area of South Paddock Street and Auburn Road early Sunday morning.

The body was found by a person who was walking to a local gas station and noticed the person laying on the sidewalk.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene determined the victim suffered blunt trauma to the back of his head. The victim, who was only identified as a 52-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said the death is being investigated as a homicide.

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