The body was discovered this afternoon in Harpersfield Township in Ashtabula County.
The Astabula County coroner told us this afternoon the body is that of a black man who appeared to be in his 40's.
The man was discovered in a ditch along the side of the road off Route 307 near East Barnham Road.
The body had been there before today, but the coroner would not go into details.
The coroner said a license was found on the body and police are trying to determine if it belongs to the victim.
No identity has been released.
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