OROVILLE, Calif. -

Deputies are investigating a suspicious death in Oroville.

Deputies responded to the report of a man down in the South Oroville area at approximately 7:30 am Thursday.

They located a deceased male adult in a yard near Elgin Street and Fallbrook Street.   The man has been identified, but his identity is not being released pending notification of family. 

Investigators characterized the death as suspicious; however, they are not releasing further details at this time.

The investigation is active and continuing.