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Death of man in South Anchorage was medical-related, police say

UPDATE 9 a.m. Friday:

Anchorage police in an alert Friday said detectives determined the cause of death was medical and not suspicious.

Original story:

Anchorage police are investigating a suspicious death.

Patrol officers shortly before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday were called to a home on the 3800 block of East 65th Avenue, near Elmore and Dowling roads, and found a man dead inside.

The officers concluded the circumstances of the death were suspicious and called in homicide detectives.

Police say family members of the dead man were brought in for questioning.

Police did not immediately release the name of the man who died.

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