Father of 24 children found dead inside Detroit building

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A Detroit man who reportedly sired 24 children has been found dead under mysterious circumstances inside a night club venue.

Detroit Police Department homicide detectives are probing the death of Deon Taylor, 45, who was found dead by his brother inside the venue at Colfax and Warren streets, where he earlier prepared for an upcoming graduation party for one of his sons, MyFoxDetroit.com reports.

"His children are devastated,” said sister-in-law Ramona Harper. “His grandchildren are devastated, and all I can say is we're trying to deal with this. It's hard.”

Authorities are now awaiting a medical examiner’s report to determine Taylor’s cause of death.

Deleesha Taylor said her father was a “very loving, strong” man.

"I know deep down in my heart he served his purpose here on earth," she continued.

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