A 62-year old Spicer man is dead after being discovered in a ditch in Kandiyohi County Thursday morning.

At about 10:23 a.m., the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an unresponsive man in a ditch beside 292nd Ave., NW, and near 133 St. NW. The 62-year old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the male was turkey hunting, and died of natural causes. A firearm was recovered but not related to the death.

The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family. The case is still under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were the Sunburg Ambulance, Willmar Ambulance, and Lake Area First Responders.