Old Piedmont Hwy death scene

GCSO says an elderly man was found dead in a culvert off of Old Piedmont Highway Sunday afternoon. (FOX Carolina/ January 13, 2019)

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - Greenville County deputies and the coroner are investigating after an elderly man was found deceased Sunday afternoon.

Dep. Sean Zukowsky with GCSO says the man was found near the 100 block of Old Piedmont Highway around 2:30 p.m. Zukowsky says the man, who is unidentified as of writing, was discovered in a culvert.

On Monday, the coroner identified the deceased as Joseph M. Stegall, 67, of West Washington Street in Greenville.

The coroner estimated the time of death to be Jan. 12 at 11:30 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are pending further investigation but the coroner said foul play is not suspected.

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