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Homeowner finds man's body in back yard


Portland homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Bingen, Wash., man whose body was found Saturday morning in the back yard of a Hazelwood neighborhood home.

Police said Chad Wang did not live in the house where his body was found. The state medical examiner is awaiting toxicology results before determining the exact cause of death. Police said there were no signs of violence and the case is not considered a homicide. It's not known if Wang was a transient at the time of his death.

Wang's body was found at about 11 a.m. May 31, by a homeowner in the 13000 block of Southeast Lincoln Street.

An autopsy was completed on Sunday.