Death investigation underway after man found dead in Smiths Station home

Death investigation underway after man found dead in Smiths Station home

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) - A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead in his Smiths Station home Monday morning.

Michael Magill, 74, was pronounced dead by Lee County Coroner Bill Harris. The Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of Magill being unresponsive shortly after 11:36 a.m.

According to the Lee County Coroner's Office, Magill was found by a relative who stopped by his home on Lee Road 995 to check on him.

At this point in the investigation, there are no obvious signs of trauma to Magill's body, but the manner of death could not be determined. His body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Montgomery for a post-mortem examination.

This is an ongoing investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office and the Lee County Coroner' Office.

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