Police investigating body found in Jackson County field

JACKSON COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — Jackson police are investigating after the remains of a man’s body was found in a field.

According to the Jackson Police Department, at about 10 a.m., Wednesday, 911 dispatchers received a call of a body found in a ditch near Acy Avenue and McCarthy Lane.

Police say the caller discovered the body while working on the field in the area.

The body is that of a 69-year-old man, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Ohio BCI and the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate the body and there is no word if the death is considered suspicious.

The body was transported to Columbus for an autopsy.

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