MANCHESTER, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police in Manchester are investigating after a body was found behind a Walmart Tuesday morning.
Authorities told News 2 a Walmart employee called 911 just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 after finding an unconscious man behind the store. Police were sent to the Walmart, located in the 2500 block of Hillsboro Boulevard, and found the man dead.
Manchester police said the man was homeless and most recently lived in West Virginia. Investigators were able to gather names and phone numbers for people that were believed to be family and/or friends of the man.
After numerous phone calls and conversations, police were able to identify the man as 45-year-old Carlos Oropeza.
Police said foul play is not suspected, but results of an autopsy are pending.
No other information was released.
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