Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office identify body found in rural Shawnee Co.

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office has identified the man found late Tuesday morning near Topeka Regional Airport.

The Sheriff's Office says Benjamin McClelland, 70, from the Topeka area, was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on a property in the 5300 block of SE Adams.

The Sheriff's Office says McClelland's death is currently under investigation. However, more information on the official cause of death may be released in the future, after the completion of the Shawnee Co. Coroner's investigation.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call 785-251-2200.