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— The body of a man found dead in his unheated Traverse City home was there for months.

Capt. Jeff O'Brien says a relative called police after she hadn't heard from 54-year-old Douglas Rose. Police entered the home Thursday and found the body on a couch surrounded by beer cans.

O'Brien says it's not a case of foul play. He tells the Traverse City Record-Eagle that Rose likely died in December.

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