Gordon County Sheriff's Office

The Gordon County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Aug. 21 that an investigation had began over the cause of death of a man found by relatives at a residence on Johnson Road in Calhoun.

Just before lunch on Monday, Deputy Coroner Bo Nicholson announced that no foul play was found, and that 70-year-old Robert Michael Rainey, of the address, had died of natural causes.

"He had an extensive medical history," said Nicholson.

According to investigators, Rainey had been dead for an extended period of time.