|The body of an elderly Kanawha County man, in his 70s, was reportedly discovered by neighbors or reported by family members Tuesday on Sassafras Road near Russett.|
Those reports indicated the man's body was outside a house when authorities arrived to the scene, and had reportedly been dead for some time.
The Calhoun Sheriffs Department and the WV State Police investigated the incident and a medical examiner was called to the scene.
The man owned a farm in the rural area and frequently visited the site.
The body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.