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Suspicious Death Update

Monday, January 14, 2013, 12:00 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]


UPDATE:  The Coroner’s Office completed an autopsy this morning and advised the cause of death was natural causes.


Saturday, January 12, 2013, at approximately 6:54pm., the Police Department received the report of a man laying unconscious but breathing in the alley south of the 500 block of West Colorado Ave.


Upon arrival, officers located the individual and observed that he was also bleeding.  The man was transported by medical personnel to a local hospital.


At approximately 7:20 PM the man was pronounced dead. He was 55 years of age.  His name is not being released pending notification of the next of kin.


The police department is conducting an investigation into this incident as a suspicious death investigation.