ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Elmira Police are investigating a homicide after discovering a body late Friday morning in a home on West 3rd St. According to police when they arrived they found a man laying with blood on him. 

Police say they determined his death was a murder. The police have identified the victim as 56 year old Willie James Davis. 

The E.P.D. is asking anyone with information to contact them at 607-737-5626. WENY News will continue to follow this story and update it as more information becomes available.