Authorities received a call regarding an unresponsive man in a ditch off McConnell Road near Procunier Road.
Robert Bates, 44-years-old, of Mikado, was found to be dead when EMS arrived on scene.
An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death. Police are calling the incident suspicious in nature.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office at (989)-724-6271 or contact Crime Stoppers.
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