Flagstaff police: Exposure apparent cause of man's death

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FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) - Flagstaff police say exposure was the apparent cause of death for a man found outside a local business.

Police say the man was found Monday morning when an employee of the business arrived and saw the man lying face down and covered with snow.

Medics pronounced him dead.

The man was wearing a sweatshirt, leather coat, jeans and cowboy boots at the time of contact.

Sgt. Margaret Bentzen said an autopsy hasn't been conducted yet but she said that authorities believe exposure was the cause of death.

She says police believe they know the man's identity but haven't yet confirmed it and contacted his next of kin.