The state police said they are investigating the death of 51-year-old Randy N. Weaver of Cherry Township, Sullivan County.

Weaver's body was discovered outside his Dutch Mountain Road residence at approximately 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

State police at Laporte said they are conducting an investigation to determine the circumstances of Weaver's death.

Sullivan County Coroner Wendy Hastings pronounced Weaver dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information about Weaver's activities and whereabouts prior to his death is asked to contact the state police at Laporte at (570) 946-4610.

In a telephone interview on Wednesday, the coroner had said that all indications are that Weaver died of natural causes.