A 45-year-old man was found dead by Isabella County Sheriff deputies on Sunday afternoon.

Deputies arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call about a man lying beside his vehicle on Aug. 13. The man had been dead for several hours and a hand gun was found near his body.

A Michigan State Police forensic mobile unit was called in to process it as a possible crime scene, but the cause of death is still being investigated.

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