Town of Lincoln, NY(WIBX) -  A man on trial for sexually assaulting a ten-year-old boy has been found dead.

Madison County sheriff's investigators say Gary Tooke was found in a vehicle at his home in the Town of Lincoln. Deputies were there responding to a call of a possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

Tooke's trial in the sex assault case had begun Tuesday with jury deliberations slated for today.

The Onondaga County Medical Examiner is performing an autopsy.