COUNCIL BLUFF, Iowa -- The Council Bluffs Police Department is investigating a suspicious death. 

Authorities said a 43-year-old man didn't show up to work Saturday morning and a welfare check led officers to his house near 27th and C Streets where they found him dead. 

Police said the man was found at the bottom of the staircase just before noon Saturday. 

Investigators have contacted his family and his name hasn't been released. 

The investigation is ongoing.