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Police are investigating the death of a Baton Rouge man who was discovered dead in his home shortly after noon on Monday.

Michael Allen, 36, had not been seen or heard from for several days, Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said.

He was found inside his home around 12:15 p.m.

Police said Allen lived in the 1000 block of Townsley Street, which is a residential road off Scenic Highway not far from Southern University in Baton Rouge's Scotlandville neighborhood.

Detectives are investigating Allen’s death as a homicide. No suspects or motives have been identified.