Body found off I-82 near Prosser

Body found off I-82 near Prosser

A body was found near I-82 east of Prosser on Wednesday afternoon.

The body belongs to an older man with a long beard and balding head wearing a dark green jacket and a black beanie. He is believed to be between the ages of 55 and 70.

A passerby found the body around 2 p.m. and called 911 to report it.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office said there were no obvious signs of injury.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday to determine the cause of death.