Investigation underway after man is found dead in yard

Posted at 5:17 PM, Sep 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-22 17:17:50-04

SPRINGFIELD, Mich. — The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 45-year-old man after he was found laying in a yard off Richfield Avenue.

Deputies were called to the area just before 2 p.m. Sunday. They say the male, who is from Springfield, was found a short distance from his home.

While officials have identified the victim, they’re not releasing his name until family members are notified.  Detectives believe the man may have suffered a medical emergency but are waiting for an official cause of death.

Anyone with further information is asked to call the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office at 269-781-0880 or Silent Observer at 269-781-9700.