Hamilton man found dead near home

HAMILTON – An 81-year-old man was found Monday dead in a field behind his home.
Robert R. Reed of 40170 Stovall Crossing Road in Hamilton lived alone and was last seen by neighbors on May 13, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
Gurley said a neighbor had been looking for him for several days but it was never reported to police.
Two neighbors found Reed Monday afternoon about 200 yards in front of his home in a grassy field.
Gurley said the cause of death is pending an autopsy.

NEMS Daily Journal