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Locals stumble upon dead body under Playa del Carmen overpass

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A group of locals on their way to work early Monday discovered the dead body of a man. The man was found by the group under an inner-city overpass.

Emergency personnel responding to the 7:30 a.m. discovery arrived to confirm the body. The man is reported to have lived on the streets. He was found under a section of bridge at Playa del Carmen Boulevard and Juárez Avenue.

The group of workers told police they tried to wake him, but he did not respond. Paramedics were called to confirm the man’s death. An official cause of death is not known. Police did not provide details regarding the age of the man found.