UPDATE: Milford police announced Nov. 1 that May's death was caused by a gunshot wound.
Milford police are investigating the murder of a Lincoln man who was found in a vacant lot Friday evening.
Police identified the murder victim as 28-year-old Carlton May Jr., but released few details surrounding the case.
Milford Police spokesman Detective Dwight Young issued a press release Saturday stating that May was found in an empty lot south of the Mispillion Apartments, which are located off of South Walnut Street.
Police did not release any information about a cause of death or the circumstances surrounding his discovery, including who found him or whether he was alive at that time.
The statement says only that the chief medical examiner's office in Wilmington has ruled May's death a homicide.
An official at the Milford Police Department said no further details would be released today.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Milford Police Department at (302) 422-8081.
Anonymous tips also can be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.