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Investigator: Death at 21 Apartments does not appear suspicious


Carl Smith



Oktibbeha County investigators believe a man who was found dead at 21 Apartments Thursday did not die from any suspicious causes. 


Deputies released few details about the death Thursday, but confirmed they discovered a deceased male at the apartment complex after 4 p.m. Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department Commander Brett  


Watson did not release the person's name or age, but it is believed the male attended Mississippi State University. 


"It appears to be a medical issue, but we'll know more about this after the autopsy," he said. "There's no reason to suspect foul play." 


21 Apartments, located off Oktoc Road, is a large housing complex located within walking distance of the university. Due to its proximity to MSU, a large number of college students live there.


Carl Smith covers Starkville and Oktibbeha County for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter @StarkDispatch



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