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Police investigating suspicious death outside Asheville LongHorn Steakhouse

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ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department said a death investigation is underway after a man's body was found outside a restaurant on Friday night.

Officers said around 10 p.m. they were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male in the parking lot of LongHorn Steakhouse on Restaurant Court. When police arrived on scene, they said they found James Lee Smith deceased.

Smith's death is being investigated as suspicious.

The case remains under investigation by the Asheville Police Department and the Medical Examiner's Office.

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