Motel tenant dies of natural causes

A Sweet Home police investigation has determined that the death of a 77-year-old man last week at the Sun Motel was the result of natural causes.

Police responded to a reported death at 10:50 a.m. on Feb. 4 at Sun Motel, 3026 Main St., where a member of the motel staff found a tenant, Louis Ennis, deceased in his room. Police located him in the bathroom.

Sweet Home Police Department worked with the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office, which determined that the man had died of natural causes.

Portions of the investigation remain ongoing, and anyone with related information is asked to call Det. Cyndi Pichardo at (541) 367-5181.