CRESTVIEW — A man's body was discovered behind a home on Broadview Circle in Crestview.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a "medical emergency" call from a person checking on the property Dec. 4.

The body was found in a shed behind the residence, and appeared to have been there awhile, according to officials.

The cause of death appears to be a suicide, officials said.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Michele Nicholson said the death is under investigation.