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POTTSVILLE — Police are investigating what they consider a homicide in Schuylkill County.

Officers found 59-year-old John Brock with obvious trauma lying on South 12th Street around 4 a.m. Thursday.

Attempts to save the man were unsuccessful.

According to investigators, the incident started inside Brock’s home on 12th Street.

Pottsville police have not said how he died but his death is being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information on Brock or his recent activities is asked to call Pottsville Police.