Death of man found in Roxborough vacant lot ruled a homicide

Police in Roxborough are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in a vacant lot.

Officials say an autopsy revealed the man died of multiple stab wounds. Officials are calling the man's death a homicide.

Police were called to the 7300 block of Ridge Avenue just after 12:30 Sunday afternoon, by a person walking along the street.

Police found the man dead in a vacant lot when they arrived.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.