VANDERBILT (KDKA) – State Police were called out to a home in Fayette County after a man’s body was found there earlier today.

Officials with State Police in Uniontown say the body was discovered in the backyard of a home on Locust Street in Vanderbilt.

According to authorities, a friend of the deceased found the body.

Officials say the friend became worried after not hearing from the man in about a week and went over to the home to check in.

There is no word so far word on what led to the man’s death.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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