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Police: Man Found Dead In Abandoned Building Died Of Natural Causes

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Police: Man Found Dead In Abandoned Building Died Of Natural Causes

CREATED May 14, 2014

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Police in Murfreesboro said a man found dead inside an abandoned building early Wednesday morning died of natural causes.

A tip was called in around 12:30 a.m. to report the body in an abandoned building located about a quarter of a mile off Molloy Lane.

The tipster told police he had gone to the building to check on a homeless friend whom he had not been in contact with for several weeks, and found his friend’s body.

The body was sent to autopsy, which determined the man died from natural causes. The victim's name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin.