NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Police in North Little Rock are currently investigating a death near downtown Saturday morning.

Officers with the North Little Rock Police Department said that they responded to a call in the 800 block of East 14th Street where they found a deceased male lying on the ground.

Officials said that the male was observed to have trauma to the body, but did not release the nature of the trauma.

The victim’s body was transported to the Arkansas State Crime Lab where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.

NLRPD officials have not announced the victim’s name due to pending notification of his next of kin.

Anyone with details regarding this incident are asked to contact NLRPD detectives at 501-680-8436.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.