Man's body found inside Judiciary Square Metro station

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(WJLA) - A man's body was found Wednesday afternoon inside the Judiciary Square Metro station, officials say.

The person, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was found behind a parapet wall inside the downtown Washington station at about 2:45 p.m.

The victim is believed to be in his 30s and there's no word as to how he got into the station.

WMATA officials say that Judiciary Square's 4th Street entrance is closed during an investigation. The F Street entrance remains open.