Cause of death determined of man found in downtown Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict said Tuesday that an autopsy performed on a man found dead in the parking lot of a Hattiesburg business showed he died of a massive heart attack.

Police said 59-year-old George Henry Harbour of Hattiesburg lived near James Street. Authorities also say he was believed to be homeless. His body was found in the parking lot of The Bakery Building on Bushman Street earlier in January.

Police say there were no signs of foul play, and the man had a wrist band indicating he'd recently been a patient at a local hospital. Authorities add they believe he was traveling on foot when he died.

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