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Man found dead near vacant house in Parsons; foul play not suspected

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED OCTOBER 24, 2013 BY THE CITY OF PARSONS

Manfound dead near vacant house

PARSONS, KS —A 52-year-old Parsons man was found dead near the property line of anunoccupied home at 1600 Grand in Parsons early this morning. Police receivedthe call from a utility service worker who had entered the property.

Police ChiefScott Gofourth said the man appeared to have fallen while attempting to climb afence.  While foul play is not suspected, the body has been sent forautopsy. An official police investigation is pending the outcome of thepreliminary report.

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