By CBS13 Staff

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — Officers are investigating after the body of a man was found in Placerville on Tuesday morning.

Placerville police say, just after 7:30 a.m., a person who was out on a walk called to report seeing what looked like a body down an embankment off of the south edge of Broadway. The body was next to a homeless camp, police say.

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The man was known to the police department, but his identity is not being released at this point.

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Police noted that some people had reported seeing the man drinking yesterday afternoon.

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Exactly what caused the man’s death is still under investigation.