Police: Mayfield man died of natural causes after calling 911 to report fight

June 24, 2019 04:42 PM

MAYFIELD - State police are investigating an incident in Mayfield where a man died after calling 911.

When the initial details of what happened inside the old farmhouse at 1588 State RD #30 began to emerge, there was reason for concern.


NewsChannel 13 is told around 6 p.m. Sunday, the homeowner, 55-year-old Melvin Yager, placed an emergency call to report a verbal altercation. By the time emergency responders got to the scene, they found the man unconscious. All they could do was transport him to Nathan Littauer Hospital, where he was declared dead.

After an autopsy on Monday, it has been determined that Yager died of natural causes. There was no crime committed, just a family tragedy.


WNYT Staff

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