Authorities have released the identity of the Columbus Police Captain found dead in his home in Upatoi near Midland.
Family members found 51-year-old Vincent Pasko on Tuesday morning.
Pasko served in the department for the past 31 years.
His neighbors considered him a good friend with a friendly personality who deeply cared about the welfare of his community.
Foul play is not suspected, but detectives thoroughly examined the scene to be absolutely certain of his cause and manner of death when it is determined at a later time.
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