Alliance East Belfast Councillor Peter McReynolds has said the local community is in shock, following the death of a man in Tullycarnet.
The body of the man, in his 40s, was discovered close to flats near to Granton Park around 8.15pm. Emergency services remain at the scene.
“Although details have yet to be confirmed, there is shock in the local community at this incident,” said Councillor McReynolds.
“My thoughts are with the loved ones of the victim. Tullycarnet is a tight-knit community and a life has been lost on the streets there tonight.
“I urge anyone with information on this to contact police with it immediately.”