Body found near I-15 in St. George

Posted at 4:42 PM, Jan 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-04 18:42:35-05

ST. GEORGE, Utah – The body of a 22-year-old man was found on the side of Interstate 15 near St. George on Saturday morning.

St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said that a passerby discovered the body at around 9 a.m. near the I-15 southbound off-ramp of exit 8 and called police.

Despain says that there don’t appear to be any signs of trauma or suspicion of foul play. The cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy.

The identity of the man has not been released pending notification of family.

The investigation is ongoing.