The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an unattended death in Westmoreland.

Deputies responded to a report of a deceased individual outside of a residence at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of First Street.

Sheriff Shane Jager said deputies found an unresponsive person, who was not identified because of pending next-of-kin notifications, in the backyard.

Pottawatomie County EMTs on scene declared the individual dead.

Jager said foul play is not suspected.

He said officials are conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.