Macon man found dead in his home, Investigators looking into what happened

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -– Bibb County Sheriff’s investigators are trying to figure out how a Macon man passed away in his home.

According to deputies, 72-year-old Ronnie Dawley was found dead in his home by his family members. Deputies responded to the home in the 900 block of Ponce De Leon Circle around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities say Dawley was last seen about a week before he was found. His cause of death is unknown at this time and an autopsy will be performed to find out what happened.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.