The investigation has been upgraded to homicide investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday afternoon.
Rockford Police are investigating a death they describe as having "suspicious circumstances".
They were called out around 5:00 Thursday afternoon to the 500 block of Sawyer Rd. Someone asked them to do a welfare check. Officers went inside the house and found a 63-year-old man dead.
Police haven't released any more information.
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