Homicide detectives investigating after man found dead in Olde Towne East

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Homicide detectives with Columbus Police are investigating  after a man was found unresponsive near Olde Towne East early Sunday morning.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East Mound Street around just after 1am on the report of a man who wasn’t breathing. Officers found the man unresponsive with no apparent injuries. The man, later identified as Daniel L. Brought Jr., 30, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators discovered Brought had been involved in an altercation with his roommate Saturday evening, but it is unclear if the altercation led or contributed to Brought’s death. Police are not releasing the identity of Brought’s roommate, pending further investigation and an autopsy.

Anyone with information about the Brought’s death is asked to contact the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477). 

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