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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Witnesses say a couple looking to rent a home in the 4100 block of Meadow Creek Road discovered the dead man in the garage.

Right now, police are calling this a homicide investigation after discovering the victim had been shot. Officers are working to figure out who is responsible for his death.

“Her and her fiance went in the backyard just to check out the house, and they stumbled upon a body.”

“Nobody deserves to die like that — just left in the back of a house.”

Those who lost loved ones to violence are hoping the person wasn’t killed.

“I really hope and pray that it wasn’t a murder victim because the murders in this city have just got to stop.”

Police have not yet identified the victim.