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WILLIAMSPORT -- Investigators are trying to find out how a body ended up in a vacant home in Williamsport.

The body of Michael Middleton, 53, was found in the basement Monday when a worker from a realty company came to take pictures of the place on High Street.

Police told Newswatch 16 the body was discovered under "suspicious circumstances."

Middleton was a double amputee and lived a few blocks away. Police said he was reported missing in December. They believe his body had been in the basement for a while.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of Middleton's death.