PLYMOUTH, Minn. -- Police are investigating after a worker was found dead at a home construction site in Plymouth.

Authorities say the homeowners drove to the construction site near Brockton Lane North and 45th Avenue North to check on the progress of their unfinished home around 4 p.m. Friday. That's when they discovered a worker dead in the backyard.

According to officials, the man was working by himself. The cause of death is under investigation and the medical examiner will release a full report.