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TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man was killed in his backyard in Takoma Park on Monday afternoon, police said.

Cecil Brown, 73, was found dead in his backyard after they responded to a call of a disturbance in the 800 block of Colby Avenue, at around 12:29 p.m., police said.

"The Medical Examiner determined that the cause of death was blunt force trauma and the manner of death a homicide," police said in a news release.

Detectives are still on the scene investigating this crime. If you have any information, please call Takoma Park Police: 301-270-1100.

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