The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that was reported in the 900 block of Ponce De Leon Circle at 02:07 a.m.

Deputies responded to the address where 72-year-old Ronnie James Dawley, was discovered deceased in his residence by family members. At this time the cause of death is unknown. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. Dawley was last seen about a week prior to being discovered.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.