Chattanooga police responded to 2213 Cheek St. at about 10 a.m. Saturday to a call about a dead person.
Gregory Cothran, 59, was found unresponsive inside his home, according to a police news release.
Hamilton County EMS responded and confirmed that Cothran had passed away. The body was taken to the medical examiner's Office so that the cause of death could be determined.
The investigation is ongoing, and police will release more information when it's available.