Body found in gutter on Sydney street

Mystery surrounds the death of a man whose body was found lying in a gutter in Sydney's inner west.

Police were called to Parnell Street in Strathfield just after 10am on Friday and found the body of the man, believed to be aged in his 30s, lying by the side of the road.

A NSW Police spokesman said the man did not appear to have any external injuries, and an investigation into his cause of death had been launched.

It was not immediately clear whether there were any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death, the spokesman said.

Police have set up a crime scene in Parnell Street. A post mortem examination will be carried out to determine how the man died.

Anyone with information about the man's death has been urged to contact Burwood Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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