According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, the man’s body was discovered around 5 p.m. in the 700 block of Valley Avenue NW near the Sullivan Field Baseball diamond.
A medical examiner arrived on scene to assist in the investigation.
Police say the man died of natural causes and no foul play is suspected in this case.
Neighbors in the area believe the man was homeless and ventured into the woods on Thursday.
Police will not release any more information about the deceased until the man’s family is notified.