Man found dead in the snow in Sault Ste Marie

An autopsy has been ordered on the body of a man found dead outside a store this morning in Sault Ste Marie.

The Sault Police Department says a report came in this morning at about 6:50 a.m. of a person laying face down in the snow behind the Soo Corner Store at 204 E. Portage Avenue, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.

EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police identified the man as Raymond Leo Mendoskin, a Sault Ste. Marie resident. The Medical Examiner has been requested to perform an autopsy. The death is being investigated by the Detective Bureau of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Department.