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Autopsy reveals Bandon man died in custody from natural causes

File image of a cell at the Coos County Jail from October 27, 2017. (SBG image)

COQUILLE, Ore. – An autopsy has been performed on the body of a Bandon man who died after being found unresponsive while in custody Sunday at the Coos County Jail.

According to Coos County District Attorney R. Paul Frasier, the autopsy revealed that 42-year-old Rocky Stewart died from natural causes.

“It was determined that he was suffering from severe coronary artery disease,” Frasier said in a news release. “The manner of death will be listed as a natural death and the cause of death will be severe coronary artery disease.”

Frasier said there is no evidence of any foul play in Stewart’s death and his family has been notified of the findings of the autopsy.

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