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Man found dead on West Auckland footpath likely died of natural causes

The body of a man found on a West Auckland footpath this morning has been identified, police say.

Police are treating the death in Te Atatu as unexplained. Source: 1 NEWS

They say initial indications do not appear to show any suspicious circumstances.

"At this point indications are that the man likely died of natural causes," police say in a statement.

Police were notified at 6.25am that a man's body has been found on the footpath near a bus stop.

The body has since been removed and a post mortem will be carried out tomorrow.

Police cordon in Te Atatu, Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS

Police at a house in Te Atatu, Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS

Police cordon at bus stop in Te Atatu, Auckland. Source: 1 NEWS