Landscapers mowing a field discovered a body yesterday morning in a storm drain in West Goshen Township, police said, and the Chester County coroner said last night that the death was being investigated as a homicide.

The body was found in the 1000 block of North Five Points Road, police said. Coroner Robert O. Satriale said the middle-aged man, who was not identified, died of multiple gunshot wounds. - Kathleen Brady Shea and Nancy Petersen