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Man Found Dead in Salisbury Home, Hazmat Investigation Underway

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SALISBURY, Md. - One man is dead and a hazmat investigation is underway after police say "unknown chemicals" were found inside a home and a nearby vehicle in Salisbury.

Captain Rich Kaiser with Salisbury Police Department said the scene unfolded starting around 6:30 pm Monday, and hazmat crews were still on the scene as of 11 pm. Both ends of Liberty Street were blocked off for several hours, but no homes were evacuated. Captain Kaiser said they were still working to identify what the chemical was, but he added there was no threat to the community.

Kaiser said the man was found dead inside the home. His identity was not released as of Monday night.

Kaiser said he expected investigators to remain on the scene for a while overnight, but he hoped to have more information by the morning.

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