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Update: Teton County Sheriff’s office says man died from exposure

Update 1/25/16: The Teton County Sheriff’s office is no long investigating the death of a man found dead on a Wyoming road as a homicide. Preliminary autopsy findings show the man died from hypothermia due to exposure.

The man was identified to be Aldane Mullings from Jamaica. His family has been notified.

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office says at this point they no longer believe the mans death to be a homicide. They are continuing to investigate what led to his death. They are looking for a driver who drove past the vehicle at around 6:20 am Saturday. If you have information in the case please call 307-733-4052.

Update4:30 p.m. 1/23/16: The Teton County Sheriff’s Office says it’s positively identified the man. It’s not releasing his name until next of kin has been notified.

The Sheriff’s Office and Teton County Coroner’s Office are working to locate and notify next of kin. An exact cause of death is pending an autopsy and findings by the Coroner.

“We strongly believe that there is a witness or witnesses that saw the victim just prior to his death.” Detective Sgt. Todd Stanyon said in a news release. “If this was just an unfortunate accident we need to know that.”

Original Story:

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of man after his body was found on road in Wyoming early Saturday morning.

The unidentified man’s body was found lying in the roadway on South Tensleep Drive just west of S. Highway 89.

The Sheriff’s Office said in a new release that the cause of death is unknown, “but it is being investigated as suspicious in nature.”

The victim is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who may have seen the victim on Saturday morning or has information leading to his identification is urged to call the Teton County Sheriff’s Office at (307)-733-2331.

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