The Natrona County Coroner’s Office and the Casper Police Department are investigating the death of a male who was found deceased in the area of south Minnesota, Casper, WY at approx. 6:50 pm on August 7th, 2018.
County Coroner Connie Jacobsen confirmed that her office was investigating the case, in a written statement on Thursday morning.
According to the statement, the man’s cause of death is pending further investigation.
Release of the man’s identity is also pending notification of all family members.
Police said during a briefing on Wednesday that they had originally responded to the area after receiving a report of a suspicious smell.
Officers discovered the body in a creek or ditch area, near the intersection of East 2nd and Beverly Streets in Casper.