Residents in an east El Paso neighborhood on edge after an elderly man was found dead in his home this weekend.

El Paso Police say the unidentified man was found around 8 o’clock Saturday night after officers were called to a home on the 11 thousand 700 block of John Polley Circle on a call for a welfare check. When they got to the home, they found the man and say that circumstances in the home were suspicious. Crimes Against Persons investigators were called to the scene, and the death is now being investigated as a homicide.

During the course of their investigation, police also discovered that the man’s vehicle, a maroon 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser was missing. The vehicle has disabled license plates.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 566-TIPS.