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Police: Man found under overpass died of natural causes

Holly Fournier
The Detroit News

A man found dead Tuesday under an Interstate 75 overpass died of natural causes, according to the Michigan State Police.

The body was found by a work crew cutting grass around 10:50 a.m. at I-75 and Seven Mile, police said Tuesday. Detroit fire officials declared him dead at the scene.

The death initially was investigated as a homicide, state police said Tuesday. The Wayne County Medical Examiner later determined the man died of natural causes.

“We are still waiting on the final (medical examiner’s) report before closing this investigation,” state police said Thursday.

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