Man found dead in field near Mitchell

Published: Dec. 10, 2018 at 3:10 PM CST
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A death investigation is underway in Mitchell after police say they found a man's body in a field.

According to the Mitchel Police Department, officers were called to the 1600 block of S. Burr Street Monday around 10:20 a.m. for a report of a suspicious vehicle parked and running.

Officers found a 52-year-old man dead in an open field a short distance from the vehicle. They believe he was the driver of the running vehicle.

Police said the death does not appear to be suspicious, and an autopsy will be conducted. His identity has not been released at this time.