Paris man found dead at home

Special to The Prairie Press

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, a Paris man was discovered dead in his residence.

The Paris Police Department was contacted at 5:11p.m. Tuesday and asked to do a welfare check at 703 West Crawford Street. Paris Police were on the scene within minutes of the call and the coroner was summoned.

Larry L. Short, 73, of Paris was pronounced dead at the scene by Edgar County Coroner Scott Barrett.

All evidence currently available is consistent with a natural death and foul play is not suspected.

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