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REPORT: Alabama GOP gubernatorial candidate Michael McAllister found dead

TROY, Ala. (WKRG/AL.com) - One of Alabama's Republican gubernatorial candidates has died, according to AL.com.

69-year-old Michael McAllister was found dead in his home in Troy on Sunday.

The sheriff's office told AL.com they found his body during a welfare check after no one had heard from him for a few days. 

No foul play is expected, AL.com reported. 

The sheriff's office says McAllister did have a "bunch of health problems."

McAllister was a former corrections officer, according to the sheriff's office.


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