Coroner: Missing elderly man likely died of hypothermia - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Coroner: Missing elderly man likely died of hypothermia

(PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Waldmann) (PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Chris Waldmann)
Harris Sparks (PHOTO: Cincinnati PD) Harris Sparks (PHOTO: Cincinnati PD)
WEST END, OH (FOX19) -

A missing elderly man who was found dead Wednesday likely died of hypothermia, according to the Hamilton County Coroner.

Authorities issued a critical missing alert for Harris Sparks, 68, after he went missing March 3. He was found deceased in an alley on Linn Street near Poplar and Livingston streets.

The corner says the cause of death is preliminary and that more tests need to be performed.

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