MPD investigating after man found dead near South Memphis motel

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police say a man was found dead in front of a local motel overnight.

Police responded to a scene in front of the Bellevue Inn Motel in South Memphis.

A call about the incident came in just after 4:30 a.m., police said.

Police said the man was found unresponsive in the roadway.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His cause of death has not been determined, police said.