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Ogden police are investigating a suspicious death following a melee that broke out at a large Halloween party near 700 East and 24th Street Saturday night.

OGDEN — Ogden police are investigating a suspicious death following a melee that broke out at a large Halloween party near 700 East and 24th Street Saturday night.

An Ogden Police Department press release indicated a verbal altercation between party attendees and the occupants of a car that drove by the scene erupted into a fight when the individuals in the car returned to the party about 9 p.m.

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Officers responded to the area where they found a "large gathering/fight" in progress and stabilized the situation. They then found an unresponsive male who was transported to an area hospital where he was later declared deceased. Police have not identified the man, pending notification of next of kin and the completion of an autopsy, scheduled for Monday.

Ogden police report more than 30 people witnessed the incident and ask that anyone who left the scene before being interviewed who may be able to assist in the investigation to call 801-629-8221 or email [email protected]