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On Monday, June 29, Warrenton police officers responded to the area of South Chestnut Street in reference to a report of a deceased man found with upper body trauma in the Warrenton Cemetery. Police do not know whether the trauma was self-inflicted or not, said Warrenton Police Chief Mike Kochis.

The cause of death is unknown, but police do not believe that foul play is involved, said Kochis. The investigation is still ongoing and has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Anyone that may have any information is asked to contact Det. Michael Gemmell at (540) 347–1107 ext. 245, or mgemmell@warrentonva.gov.

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