Man found dead in his business


Monticello - A 31-year-old man was found dead in his business early Saturday morning.


The Piatt County sheriff's office is investigating the death of Steven Smith. Smith is the owner of Smith Auto and Tire, he was found in an officer area, which is currently under construction.


Police were called to the business around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday. Smith was pronounced dead a short time after their arrival.


The sheriff's office is currently waiting on toxicology results, they do not believe there was foul play.

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