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Gruesome Discovery On Melbourne Footpath

The body of a man has been discovered in a residential street in Melbourne's east.

Emergency services were called to Browning Street in Kilsyth just after 9am Wednesday morning.

They found the man lying on the pavement with a number of wounds to his body.

Victoria Police have confirmed that they are treating the death as suspicious.

Homicide squad detectives have spent the morning scouring a nearby oval and searching through bins for any evidence.

One neighbour told 10 News First that there had been problems in the area with drugs.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestopeprsvic.com.au.