SPRINGFIELD — Authorities are investigating a suspicious death reported Monday afternoon in Springfield.
The investigation began when Springfield police received a call at 12:18 p.m. from a resident who lives in the area of Greeley Road reporting that what appeared to be the body of a deceased adult man was found alongside the road, in the area of 99 Greeley Road.
Springfield police requested assistance from the Vermont State Police at about 1:10 p.m. Monday.
At this time the investigation is in its initial stages.
The road was closed just east of 99 Greeley Road in the area of Spencer Brook.
The body of the victim was brought to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.
His identity is being withheld pending further investigation and notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information that could aid investigators is asked to call the Vermont State Police in Westminster at 802-722-4600.