Authorities are investigating the death of a Binghamton resident.
The police were sent to a house at 3 Whiting Street on the East Side shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Detective Capt. Corey Minor said the death was under investigation. He declined to name the 63-year-old man, who lived in a small single-family home. Apparently, the man lived in the house alone.
The residence is located on Whiting Street. This is a short street that runs between Bigelow Street and Fellowes Avenue. The street is north of Route 17.
After the discovery of the body, patrol officers and investigators examined the surroundings. The man’s body was taken out of the house shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday.
A neighbor told WNBF News that the man had lived in the house for at least four decades. He was described as “a kind of hermit” who was rarely seen outside. Apparently, he continued to live there after the death of his parents.
A neighbor said that on Tuesday morning, a truck from a local water and sewer company was seen in the driveway to the house.
The home where the man’s body was found is about four blocks north of where 12-year-old Aliza Spencer was fatally shot while walking with her father and brother on April 21 last year. No arrests have been made in connection with her death.