A person walking along the river trail west of Orange Street reported a dead body near the Old Western Montana Clinic parking structure at around 12:50 Friday afternoon.
The Missoula Police Department estimates at this time that the victim is in his 60s. He was found dead near a wheelchair.
Missoula Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Travis Welsh says that the body had evidence of injury so they are treating it as a suspicious death but Welsh also says they do not know how the injury occurred.
Law enforcement is in the early stages of investigation and were still on scene as of 3 o’clock this afternoon.
Investigators are working on identifying the victim from items found near him.