FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – Police found a 57-year-old man dead in his home after relatives reported that they haven't heard from him in a while. Police are calling it a "suspicious death that appears to be a homicide."

He was found in a residence Thursday night in the 1000 block of Osborn Lane – near River Bend Road, between Lonedell and St. Clair. The victim has not yet been identified.

Sheriff's deputies processed the scene for evidence, and contacted friends and family members.

No additional information was immediately available.