Deputies identify man found dead in Monroe County

Posted at 11:07 AM, Nov 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-07 10:48:17-05

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the man who was found dead Saturday evening has been identified.

We're told he was identified as 27-year-old Steven Michael Doty of Monroe. Family members positively identified him.

According to deputies, he was found partially submerged in a drainage ditch near the Monroe Public Schools Administration building. The ditch is near a path many people walk to get to businesses in the area.

He was taken to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

Although foul play isn't suspected, deputies say the investigation is ongoing.