By CBS Baltimore Staff

POMFRET, Md. (WJZ) — More than 100 venomous and non-venomous snakes were found in the home of a Charles County man found dead Wednesday, Maryland State Police said.

Officers conducted a wellness check at the home around 6 p.m. at a home on the 5500 block of Raphael Drive in Pomfret. A neighbor told police they went to check on the 49-year-old man after not seeing for more than a day, and found him lying on the floor, unconscious.

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EMS forced entry through the front door of the house, and the man was pronounced dead. Police said there are no signs of foul play in the man’s death.

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The snakes were of different varieties and “in tanks situated on racks,” police said.

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Police said Charles County Animal Control is coordinating rescue efforts for the reptiles with assistance from experts from North Carolina and Virginia.

CBS Baltimore Staff