Man found dead identified

ALBANY — The Albany Police Department has released the name of the man found dead Sunday afternoon on North Jackson Street.

Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said the deceased man has been identified as Michael Gene Odell, 48.

Police were called to 405 N. Jackson St. around 4 p.m. Sunday after a concerned person led police to the location after he noticed a foul odor. After entry was made, authorities found what was described as a badly decomposed body.

The case has been labeled a suspicious death investigation. Details on the cause of death have not yet been released.