PSP: ‘Suspicious’ body found by PennDOT worker prompts investigation in Indiana County

State police say they’re investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found Thursday in Indiana County. Troopers say a PennDOT worker found the man’s body around 2 p. m. near the 2000 block of Mulligan Hill Road in W. Wheatfield Township.

The PennDOT employee reported finding the man’s body in a grassy area off of the roadway while inspecting a nearby drain.

Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead.

Troopers say the man’s identity is being withheld until his family is notified.

They say they found evidence at the scene that leads them to believe the death is suspicious but are not releasing any additional information at this time so as not to compromise the investigation.

An autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death is being conducted at ForensicDX in Windber.

Anyone with information is asked to call State Police Troop A, Indiana Station at 724-357-1960.

Source: PSP: ‘Suspicious’ body found by PennDOT worker prompts investigation in Indiana County