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UPDATE: Name Released of Man Found Outside Greenbrier Church

Local - 11/10/2012 4:20 PM by Rebecca Turco


UPDATE (11/10):

Lewisburg Police have released the name of the man found dead Friday outside a Lewisburg church .

Police said his name is Thomas Cardis. Investigators don't suspect foul play. Sources tell us Cardis's body was found Friday afternoon in the basement stairwell of Mount Tabor Baptist Church on West Foster Street.

His body was taken to the state medical examiner's office for autopsy.

Police said his death is still under investigation.

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ORIGINAL (11/9):
Authorities are investigating a body found Friday at a church in Lewisburg.

Pastor Ron Sherrod of Mount Tabor Baptist Church on West Foster Street said a passerby found a man's body Friday afternoon in the church's basement stairwell. Investigators don't suspect foul play.

Pastor Sherrod told WOAY he's shocked by the situation. "We come to church to expect to gather and pray and sing; a joyous occasion," he said. "And to run into something like this is eye-opening.

The body was taken to the state medical examiner's office for autopsy. Stick with Newswatch as this story develops.


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