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Body found Wednesday in SW Lee County

Posted by wlpo on June 8, 2016

An unoccupied pickup truck on a Lee county road led a deputy to a grizzly discovery late Wednesday morning.  Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said a deputy found the empty truck on Maytown Road – at a point four miles north-northwest of Ohio. Simonton said the deputy followed a path on the road’s north shoulder.  At the bottom of the embankment, was a water-filled ditched containing a man’s body.

It was determined the man was 54 years old.  Simonton says no foul play is expected; however, the incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s and Coroner’s offices along with the State Police Crime Scene Investigator.  The name will not be released until the next of kin are notified.


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