Man, 46, found dead along Montcalm County road

Posted at 4:01 PM, May 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 16:06:31-04

SIDNEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The body of a 46-year-old Greenville man was found in a ditch along a road in Sidney Township Monday afternoon.

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office says the man’s body was found in the 3000 block of W. County Farm Road at about 4 p.m. Monday.  According to a release, residents in the area found shoes in their yard and then saw the body in a nearby ditch.

Officials said in a release that there were no signs of injury to the man and no foul play is expected.

“It was reported the man frequently walked the roadsides along County Farm Road,” the release from the sheriff’s office says.

The man’s body was transported to a Lansing hospital for an autopsy.  His name was not released.