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Police: Man appears 'frozen to death' on porch

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CHARLESTON, WV (AP) -

Police in West Virginia have identified a man who was found dead on a porch in frigid weather.

Charleston police Chief Steve Cooper tells WOWK-TV the victim found Sunday was identified as 52-year-old Clyde Chester Parsons of Charleston. Neighbors say the man was homeless.

Cooper says no foul play is suspected. Temperatures dipped into the single digits over the weekend.

Information from: WOWK-TV, http://www.wowktv.com

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Police say a man has been found dead on a porch in West Virginia in bitterly cold weather.

Charleston police Chief Steve Cooper told media that the middle-aged man was found Sunday on a porch and appeared "frozen to death" but substance abuse is also suspected as a factor.

Neighbors in the area say the man was homeless. His name wasn't released.

Cooper says no foul play is suspected.

Forecasters called for a high of 18 degrees in Charleston on Sunday.

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