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UPDATE: Security Guard Dies After Incident at Morristown Pharmacy

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WTRF.com UPDATE:

Authorities have confirmed that a security guard who was found unconscious outside Morristown Pharmacy on Thursday morning has died.

The man has been identified as 42-year-old Wilbur C. Kirk, Jr., of Barnesville. Kirk was an employee of McKeen Security. His body has been sent for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Authorities say Kirk was not shot, and the investigation continues.


ORIGINAL STORY:

A security guard who had been working overnight at the Morristown Pharmacy was clinging to life Thursday at an undisclosed hospital.

Belmont County Sheriff Dave Lucas says very little information can be revealed at this point, because investigators are still trying to piece together what happened. They say the man was discovered outside the store in the early hours of the morning, badly hurt, but they say there was no apparent break-in, and he was not shot.

They say it's possible that it was a medical emergency. Stay with wtrf.com for updates on this developing story.