Emporia Police Department

A man was found dead in the men's public restroom located near the lobby of the Emporia Police Department this morning.

At about 9 a.m. Thursday, Emporia police personnel were notified of an unresponsive subject in the public restroom at 518 Mechanic, next to the police department lobby. Both police and fire department personnel responded.

A man, later identified as 58 year old, Mario Padron, was located. He was deceased. Padron is not a city employee and was in the building for personal reasons. The investigation is open but foul play is not suspected at this time. 

A press release was issued this afternoon from the Emporia Police Department. Padron's family has been notified.

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