Body found near Monroe shopping center Tuesday

Foul play is not suspected. The man, 32, was found behind bushes in the 1900 block of Lenton Place.

MONROE — A 32-year-old man’s body was found Tuesday morning in the 1900 block of Lenton Place, according to the Monroe Police Department.

Foul play is not suspected. His body was found behind some bushes, with multiple “dust cans for huffing” nearby, spokesperson Debbie Willis said.

Initial reports came in around 8 a.m., Willis said. Several businesses are in the area, including fast food restaurants and other retailers.

First responders determined the man was deceased when they reached the scene, Willis said.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office arrived soon after and will determine the man’s identity and cause of death.

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