The death of a Binghamton man is being investigated by city police as a homicide.

Authorities say the body of 44-year-old Bretnie Owens was found in his apartment at 11 Stone Street.

Police and fire medics were called to the South Side building at 11:20 Saturday morning.

Detectives say an autopsy was conducted but they have not released the cause of death.

Investigators say people with information about the case may call the detective division at 607.772.7080.