The Madison Police Department is investigating a man’s death on the 10 block of North Butler Street, which occurred around 4 p.m. Monday.

According to an incident report, investigators determined there were “suspicious circumstances” surrounding the death.

At a news conference Monday night, Police Chief Mike Koval confirmed the death was a homicide. Koval said details about the victim will not be revealed.

Koval said the victim’s roommate had been gone for the weekend. The roommate came back to a 24-unit apartment complex, found the man and then called the police.

At the time, Koval said MPD does not have a clearly established MO. Koval also said time of death is not clear.

Koval said there are currently police on the scene, continuing to investigate the incident.

MPD’s Violent Crime Unit is taking the lead in the investigation. Police have asked anyone with information to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 266-6014.