Harrisburg police: Suspicious death appears accidental

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A weekend death initially considered suspicious now appears to be accidental, according to police.

City police on Monday said the man was intoxicated when he died Sunday morning at a home in the 400 block of South 17th Street.

Officers went to the home after a 911 hang-up call and found the man dead. He had bruises and swelling on his head.

Two other men in the home told officers he may have fallen down stairs.

The man’s name has not been released.

An autopsy is scheduled Wednesday.

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