Body found in 'abandoned' Gilbert home during welfare check on pet bird

GILBERT, AZ - A dead body was found during a welfare check at a Gilbert home Saturday, according to police.

Officers entered the home on the 500 East block of Leah Lane to check on a pet bird inside a home that had been reportedly abandoned.

Inside the home, officers discovered a body in a bedroom.

According to Gilbert Police, the condition of the body showed signs that the individual had been dead for a long period of time.

Detectives are conducting an investigation, but there is apparently no sign of violence.

No other information is known at this time.

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