“We’re not going public with what’s happened, but we can’t rule out crime,” said Anders Lindell of the Malmö police to the TT news agency.
The man’s body was discovered just after 12pm on Thursday in Kirseberg in Malmö’s east, reported the Sydsvenskan newspaper.
One person who lives in the house where the man was found told the paper that a “noisy brawl” had preceded the incident.
“I heard shouting for 20 minutes and was about to call the police when I noticed that they were already there,” the resident told Sydsvenskan.
The deceased person’s identity is still unknown, but a forensic investigation is underway, and police are searching for witnesses.
No one has been arrested in connection to the suspected crime, but the people who discovered the body have been taken to the police station for questioning.
“They sat on benches outside and heard a scream from the stairs. They rushed up the stairwell aand found the man. They rang the ambulance, and when it came to the scene, emercency staff declared the man was dead,” Lindell told TT.