Man Found Dead at His Home; No Foul Play Suspected


Published on June 4 2014 5:05 am
Last Updated on June 4 2014 5:05 am
Written by Greg Sapp

A local man was found dead at his home Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say no foul play is suspected.

65-year-old Gerald Goldstein was found unresponsive at his residence by a family member doing a welfare check. The Effingham County Sheriff's Department was called to the scene and the department notified the Effingham County Coroner's Office about 3:25pm. Goldstein was pronouced dead on arrival.

The Coroner's Office reported that Goldstein died due to natural causes.  The Sheriff's Office and Effingham City-County Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.