News brief: Downtown Centralia death still under investigation

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 5:39 pm

By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter

CHEHALIS – The Lewis County coroner indicates the cause and manner of death of the Centralia man discovered dead behind a business on South Tower Avenue can’t be determined until the results of toxicology tests come back.

Johnny A. Wright, 49, was found laying on the ground near the railroad tracks the morning of May 5. There were no obvious injuries, according to police.

The Centralia Police Department is investigating.

For background, read “News brief: Man found dead behind Chevron station was Centralia resident” from Saturday May 6, 2017, here

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