19-year-old man found dead Saturday

Published 3:00 am Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Troy Police Department launched a death investigation Saturday after finding a 19-year-old man dead early that morning.

Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said the body was discovered at a home in the 300 block of Oakleigh Drive and police were notified at approximately 4:45 a.m.

Barr said there were no obvious physical signs to signify any kind of foul play but that an autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.

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The man was formerly a student of Troy University.

Officials are not releasing his name at this time as the department waits for the autopsy results to come back.

This case is currently under investigation by the Troy Police Department with assistance from the Pike County Coroner’s Office, the Pike County District Attorney’s Office and the Alabama Department of Forensic Science.

No further information is available at this time as the department continues the investigation.