UPDATE: Police on Tuesday said the body of a murder victim discovered in central El Paso the prior day was that of a man, but they were still working on confirmation of his identity.
Detectives also said no arrests had yet been made for the slaying.
ORGINAL REPORT: EL PASO, Texas -- Police found a body Tuesday morning in central El Paso and labeled the death a case of "murder."
Police said officers doing a welfare check made the discovery in the 1700 block of Texas, in a business section near downtown, about 8 a.m.
A police mobile command post was on scene and Crimes Against Persons detectives were examining the area for evidence; the entire street was shut down.
Police didn't identify the victim nor indicate of any arrests had been made.
No further details were immediately available.