The news is reporting that a male body was found in the closet of a second floor apartment in Walled Lake on Sunday. The body was discovered in his apartment after neighbors in the complex complained of an awful smell over the last few days. Police say that the 51-year old man had been dead for days inside his first-floor unit before his body was found wrapped in plastic.
According to reports, the police are investigating the apparent homicide at the Tivoli Apartments on W. West Maple Road and a man in his 20′s who was taken to police custody has confessed to committing the crime. According to WDIV the young man who confessed to the crime is 21-year-old and he reportedly lived across the hall from the victim, and was living with him for a couple of weeks. Neighbors say the victim mostly kept to himself. While the police don’t know how the victim was killed,there is an autopsy scheduled for Monday.
For more information on the body found in Walled Lake apartment, watch the video report below (via WDIV):