On Thursday at about 2 p.m., City of Lockport streets workers contacted the Lockport Police Department and stated they located a body in a wooded area behind Wide Waters Marina on Market Street while they were working on a sewage drain.
Lockport Police arrived on scene and observed a deceased male lying in the wooded area.
The Niagara Falls Police Department's crime scene unit and the Lockport Fire Department assisted officers.
Identification was at the scene; the coroner's office is attempting to make notification to the next of kin. Therefore, the name of the deceased is being withheld at this time.
A cause of death is not yet known. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
Once the investigation is complete further information will be available.