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      Man found dead in Hilton Head home identified

      HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man found dead at a home in a gated community on Hilton Head Island.

      The Island Packet reports (http://bit.ly/1qUt0ta ) that the Beaufort County Coroner's office has identified the man as Robert Allison.

      Allison was found last Wednesday on what would have been his 56th birthday and authorities say he had been dead more than a week. The cause of death has not been released. While an autopsy has been performed, some of the test results aren't in.

      First responders entering the home found the man's body in the garage. Because of the extensive mold and a bad odor, deputies waited for officers with hazardous material suits before removing the body and starting an investigating.

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