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Man, found dead in truck outside Greenfield PetSmart died from medical emergency

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Sep 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-14 20:01:08-04

GREENFIELD — Police investigated after a man and a dog were found dead inside a truck Tuesday afternoon outside a PetSmart on the city's north side.

The bodies were discovered by a bystander about 12:45 p.m. at the parking lot of the business, 2211 Barrett Drive, and subsequently reported to police, according to a news release from the Greenfield Police Department.

They were inside a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, police say.

An investigation found the man may have been inside the vehicle for several days. he was "obviously dead" when officers arrived, according to the release.

In a Wednesday evening release, Greenfield police ID'd the man and said the death appeared to be from a medical emergency.

His family was notified.