Regina police are investigating after a dead man was found in an alley in the 3100 block of 6th Avenue.

Officers got a call and found the shirtless body around 10:16 a.m. CST Monday.

The area has been cordoned off and forensic identification and major crimes investigators have been called to the scene.

Police haven't called the death a homicide. They said they would release the victim's name when his identity is confirmed and next-of-kin have been notified.