UPDATE: Man found dead outside Roanoke house did not die from a crime

Police have released new information about the death of a man found in the 500 block of 16th St. NW. The Medical Examiner's Office does not think he died from action.

They say the cause of death has not been determined and that the investigation is ongoing.

On Monday, Roanoke Police responded to a person down call where they located an adult male outside an empty residence.

Roanoke Fire-EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know.

Police say you can also text them at 274637; please begin the text with "RoanokePD" to ensure it's properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.


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