Piqua police investigate body found in yard

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PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – Piqua police say the death of a man found dead on his back porch is not considered suspicious.

A neighbor reported a body found in the backyard of a home in the 1000 block of Camp St. just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Piqua Lieutenant William Weaver said the victim is a 57-year-old man. Authorities are not releasing the man’s name at this point, pending notification of the family.

Piqua police say the cause of death has been ruled accidental. The Miami County Coroner was called to the scene.

Police are expected to release more details on the man’s death in the coming days.

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