Detectives are investigating the killing of a man who was found Wednesday afternoon outside of a vacant home in the Capitol Heights area, Prince George’s County police said.

Police were called to check on the welfare of a person in the 1300 block of Oates Street about 4:20p.m, officials said. Officers found a man with trauma to his body and authorities pronounced him dead at the scene, police said.

Investigators did not describe what kind of trauma the victim sustained. Police were searching for a motive and suspects.