SAVANNAH, GA ( July 31, 2011) Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are awaiting results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death of a 65-year-old homeless man found dead Sunday.

A passerby reported finding Willie Joe Young in the back of a field near President and Randolph streets about 6:20 p.m.


SCMPD homicide detective David Barefield said no obvious signs of foul play were found but an autopsy will be conducted by the Georgia State Crime Lab to establish the cause of death.

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