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UPDATE: Autopsy inconclusive on homeless man found dead in abandoned bus

It may be weeks before investigators know how a homeless man died in an abandoned bus near downtown Macon.

Tuesday's autopsy was inconclusive on cause of death but detected no signs of violence, said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones

Others who live on the streets detected an odor and authorities found 52-year-old Todd Phillips dead in an old Macon Transit Authority bus parked near the railroad tracks not far from Fifth and Oglethorpe streets at about 8:45 p.m. Monday.

Phillips, who is originally from Barnesville, has been in the city for about 15 years, Jones said.

The body is being sent to the GBI forensic lab in Atlanta to be examined by an anthropologist to confirm Phillips' identity as the corpse was badly decomposed.

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