Police: 21-year-old man found dead in vacant Detroit building

Victim went missing while playing hide and seek with friends

A 21-year-old man was found dead in a vacant building located on St. Aubin Street near East Ferry Street Saturday afternoon.

According to police, the victim was with a group of friends playing a game of hide and seek inside the vacant building around 12 a.m.-1:30 a.m. when the victim ran off to hide and possibly fell down the elevator shaft on the 9th floor.

After friends were unable to locate the victim, they left and returned later in the morning with flashlights searching for him. They found the victim’s body inside an elevator shaft on the first floor covered by debris.

Victim went missing while playing hide and seek with friends