The Pittsburg Police Department is investigating a body found in a ditch.
Officers say the body of Clifford Johnson, 38, of Pittsburg, was found by a passing motorist near the intersection of 4th street and U.S. 69 Highway around 8 AM Saturday. According to a release from the Pittsburg Police Department, first responders found Johnson’s body in the east ditch along US 69 laying face down in the ditch’s water. Investigators say there are no signs of foul play, and that Johnson’s residence was located near the scene where his body was found. The body has been sent to Topeka for autopsy. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with Information regarding this incident is being asked to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700.