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Christopher Pirie's snow-covered body was found early Friday morning in an alley near 82nd St. and 114th Ave. ((CBC))

A man whose body was found covered in snow in a northeast Edmonton alley last week was identified by police Monday as 32-year-old Christopher Allan Pirie.

Police found Pirie's body behind a house at 114th Avenue and 82nd Street around 5 a.m. Friday after they received a call about "trouble with a person".

Police are not releasing the cause of death.

No charges have been laid in his death.

Pirie is Edmonton's fourth homicide of 2011.