Man found dead near Vic school identified

Andi Yu

A man whose body was found near a Melbourne school has been identified, with police appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage.

The body of Michael Mammone, 47, was spotted by passers-by in a car park at Donnelly Reserve on Lesdon Avenue, opposite Rangebank Primary School in Cranbourne, on Friday morning.

Police do not know when Mr Mammone's body was left in the car park and want anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area on Thursday or Friday to come forward.

Drivers who were in the area and who may have dash-cam footage are also being asked to contact police.

Detectives are also searching for Mr Mammone's silver 2008 BMW sedan with Victorian registration XUD525.

Photos of Mr Mammone and his car have been published by police.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.