GENEVA -- Authorities in Ashtabula County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a ditch Sunday.

The man has been identified as Eugene A. Cray, 45, of Cleveland. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Cray's body was discovered on Sunday evening by a passerby on State Route 307 about a half mile east of Barnum Road.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is the lead agency on the investigation.