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Killeen police launch death investigation after body found in residence backyard

Officers found the body in the backyard of a home in the 600 block of Adams Avenue on Memorial Day.

KILLEEN, Texas — The Killeen Police Department is conducting a death investigation after finding a body in a backyard, the department said in a release.

Officers responded to "suspicious circumstances call" in the 600 block of Adams Avenue shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Memorial Day, officials said. 

Officers responding to the scene found a body in the backyard of a home, but were not able to find any identification on the body. The identity is pending results from a medical examiner, the department said. 

The department asks that anyone who may have any information on the incident contact crime stoppers by calling them at 254-526-8477 or visiting their website.