BRATTLEBORO >> A man police found dead when responding to a medical emergency Tuesday was identified.

The death of William J. Guay, 56, of Brattleboro, is not considered suspicious in nature, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Brattleboro Police Department.

His death was "attributed to natural causes," police said after detectives from the department's Criminal Investigation Division were called in to look at the incident.

Police officers and emergency service personnel responded to a South Main Street residence at approximately 9:06 a.m. on Tuesday. Guay was found dead.

Contact Chris Mays at or 802-254-2311, ext. 273.