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Cold may be factor in Butte homeless man's death

Published On: Feb 25 2014 09:42:55 PM MST
BUTTE, Mont. -

Butte police say the bitterly cold weather may have been a factor in a Butte man's death Tuesday.

Undersheriff George Skuletich says a body was found around 5:30 p.m. in the area of the Civic Center and bus station off Harrison Avenue.

They don't suspect foul play, and police are waiting for a toxicology report to get more answers. But Skuletich says the man was homeless and may have died from being out in the cold.

His name hasn't been released.