ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — An investigation is underway after a man was found dead in a Morehead motel room.

Dispatchers said they received a call just after 1 p.m. Monday requesting an ambulance at a Rowan County Motel. The Morehead and Rowan County EMS, Morehead Police Department, and Morehead Fire Department responded to the scene. The Rowan County Coroner was requested on scene shortly after.

Authorities said housekeeping workers were unable to enter a room to clean. Management was notified and when they entered the room, a male subject that appeared to be deceased was found.

A 39-year-old male was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Rowan County Coroner’s Office. The body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. No foul play is suspected at this time.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

This investigation is ongoing.

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