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Asheville man's apartment death a homicide

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Police say an Asheville man's death was a homicide.

Thirty-five-year-old Christopher Raymond Ortega was found dead Oct. 28 in his apartment. Sgt. Dave Romick said police considered the death suspicious and have since consulted the state Medical Examiner's Office.

Autopsy results show Ortega died by asphyxiation. Police have not said what caused the asphyxiation.

No arrests have been reported.

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