Death investigation underway in Smyrna after body found in church parking lot

Troopers are investigating the death of a man, who was reportedly found dead in a Smyrna parking lot.

Delaware State Police say 58-year-old Keith Black was found by a passerby, lying in the parking lot of the Faith Baptist Church on Byron Zion Road, in Smyrna around 3:25 PM on Sunday.

First responders arrived, and reportedly found Black unresponsive, with no signs of trauma, before pronouncing him deceased. The Delaware Division of Forensic Science responded to the scene, and are working to determine the cause and manner of death through an autopsy.

Detectives say they are continuing their investigation into this incident, but that foul play or suspicious circumstances are not suspected.

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