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CHICAGO (CBS) — Park Ridge police are investigating what they’re calling the “suspicious” death of a man whose body was found early Thursday in the 200 block of Summit Avenue near a Metra parking area.

Police say they have not yet been able to identify the man.

He’s described as a while male between 30 and 35 years old, wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.

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Police were called to the scene around 2:18 a.m. and found the body lying on the ground near a parking lot.

Police said there were no visible signs of trauma, and the body was transported to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine a cause of death.

Anybody with information is asked to call police investigators at 847 318-5252.

This is the second suspicious death investigation in a week. On Feb. 2, the body of a man was discovered in a wooded area along Riverside Drive/Algonquin Road north of Oakton Street. The Medical Examiner’s officer ruled the 45-year-old man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report