V.I. Police on St. Croix are investigating after a man’s body was found in his own backyard in Christiansted, according to police spokesman Glen Dratte.

The incident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. Thursday, when police responded to a report at 41 Strand Street, according to information from police.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email scarlson@dailynews.vi.