Body found in Chattanooga ditch identified

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities have identified a body that was found in a ditch in Chattanooga.

According to the Chattanooga Police Department, officers discovered the body around 7 a.m. Tuesday while responding to a suspicious vehicle call. The body has been identified as that of 59-year-old Kenneth H. Johnson.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. The body has been taken to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s office to determine the cause of death.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/11exZtP ) reports that another body found in the city on Monday belonged to an 85-year-old man who suffered from Alzheimer’s. The man has not been identified.