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POLICE INVESTIGATION

Decatur police conduct what authorities say is a "death investigation" in the 1300 block of East Walnut Street on Wednesday evening. They were dispatched there at 4:30 p.m. Police said no additional information would be released Wednesday. 

DECATUR — Police are conducting an "active death investigation" in the 1300 block of East Walnut Street, Lt. Shannon Seal confirmed Wednesday. 

Seal said officers were still on scene shortly after 7 p.m., and police are not releasing any further information at this time. She said officers were dispatched about 4:30 p.m.

Death investigation

Police investigate a death in the 1300 block of East Walnut Street on Wednesday.

A Herald & Review editor at the scene saw at least seven police squad cars and crime scene tape blocking an area.

This story will be updated. 

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