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.