Police believe a man found dead in his home died of natural causes

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Police say a man found dead in a home in Rochester died of natural causes.

Robert Hartman, 65, was found dead on Myrtle Street on Friday.

Police went to his home after his car was involved in a crash on Ridge Road in Greece. The driver of Hartman’s car has been identified as 31-year-old Jason Brown. The crash caused the car to burst into flames. Brown left the scene but was located by police.

Brown was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, driving while ability impaired by drugs, and operating without a license.

Major Crimes is still investigating how Brown came to be in possession of Hartman’s car.

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