COVERT — The Covert Township Police Department is investigating a death after a body was found in a car in a field Monday afternoon. 

The department reported they were called at about 1 p.m. to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked in a field in the 27000 block of 72nd Street. They found the person deceased in the passengers seat of the 2002 Chevy Impala.

Witnesses told investigators the vehicle had been parked at that location for some time, according to a press release from the police department. 

The man was in his 20s. His name is being withheld until positive identification is made and next of kin is notified. The cause of death has not been determined. An autopsy is being performed.

The Covert Township Police Department is still investigating. Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Covert Township Police Department at 764-8100.