VIRGINIA BEACH -- A death investigation is underway near the oceanfront after a body was discovered Sunday morning.

Police responded to a call around 7:17 a.m. about a deceased person being found on a pathway at 76th Street and Ocean Front Avenue.

According to a statement from the police department the victim is male.

His identity or details surrounding his death have not been released. Police believe the man may committed suicide, but continue to investigate the incident.

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