D.C. police are investigating after a man’s body was found hanging from a tree Thursday morning in Northwest Washington, according to authorities.

Karimah Bilal, a police spokeswoman, said investigators think the man killed himself. The medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine an official cause of death.

The body was discovered about 7 a.m. in the 7200 block of Seventh Street NW, a residential street in the Takoma neighborhood.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police declined to comment further on the case.

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