Police are investigating the death of a man who was found in a creek along a trail in Silver Spring.

The man, whom authorities did not immediately identify, was found Tuesday around 11:10 p.m., Montgomery County police said Wednesday.

Detectives were in the area of the Northwest Branch Trail, near the inner loop of I-495, when they found him, according to a department press release.

Police, who are calling the discovery an ongoing death investigation, said an autopsy will be performed. No further information was released.

Authorities ask that anyone who may have information regarding the man’s death to contact the department’s Major Crimes Division at (240) 773-5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.