Man found dead in a Winnsboro motel

WINNSBORO – Winnsboro Department of Public Safety (WDPS) officers were called to the Fairfield Motel on the 321 N. Bypass Friday morning about 10:30 a.m. after motel employees found a middle-aged man dead on the floor in one of the motel’s rooms, according to officials.

While officers say foul play is not suspected, the man’s cause of death is not yet known. The coroner has not yet released the man’s name.

Sources said the man had stayed overnight in the motel and was found unresponsive when employees went to check on the room after the time the man was scheduled to check out.

The death is being investigated by the WDPS.

This is a developing story. More information will be published when it becomes available.

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