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Police: No foul play suspected after man's body discovered in Fargo Perkins restaurant restroom

FARGO - No foul play is suspected in the case of a man found dead early Thursday morning at the Perkins restaurant at 1220 36th St. S. The man, identified by Fargo police as John Robert Thomas, was last seen paying his bill at the restaurant arou...

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FARGO - No foul play is suspected in the case of a man found dead early Thursday morning at the Perkins restaurant at 1220 36th St. S.

The man, identified by Fargo police as John Robert Thomas, was last seen paying his bill at the restaurant around 10 p.m.

Fargo Police Lt. Mike Mitchell says the 57-year-old Thomas was found by restaurant staff in the restroom of Perkins about 3:30 a.m. Fargo police received the call about 3:36 a.m.

He had two IDs on him from Montana and South Dakota and officials say he was staying at a nearby hotel. His last known address was Billings, Mont., Fargo police said.

Officials believe he died of natural causes, but an autopsy will be done in Grand Forks.

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