BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating the murder of a Virginia man after he was found in a vacant house in west Baltimore on St. Patrick’s Day.

Officers responded at around 1:49 p.m. to the back of a vacant house in the 1400 block of Laurens Street for a suspicious death. When they arrived, they met Baltimore City Medics who had just pronounced 33-year-old Matthew Blevins dead.

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Blevins was from Unionsville, Virginia, according to police.

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Medical examiners found he had been killed by blunt force trauma and ruled his death a homicide.

Homicide detectives are investigating this murder and are asking anyone with information to call (410) 396-2100.

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Anyone wishing  to remain anonymous can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

CBS Baltimore Staff