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August 29, 2014

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Metro finds no foul play after body discovered south of Arts District

Area where body was discovered

A man found dead Wednesday afternoon died of natural causes, according to Metro Police.

Metro Lt. Barbara Schmidt said an investigation into the man's death concluded there was no foul play.

Officers received a call at 1:53 p.m. from a witness who saw a man lying motionless on the ground in the 1400 block of South Third Street, near Imperial Avenue. The area is about a third of a mile south of the Arts District.

Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead, said Officer Laura Meltzer, a Metro spokeswoman. Metro officers arrived shortly after the medics.

No other details have been released.

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