Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn says the identity of a man found deceased in a field near his vehicle this morning will be released Monday following notification of relatives.  At 9:32 a.m. today Rice County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a death investigation at 30th Street West and Halstad Avenue in Wheatland Township.

Sheriff Dunn emphasized in his news release there were no signs of foul play but the investigation is ongoing.

The Rice County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Scott County Sheriff's Office, Elko-New Market Police Department, Lonsdale Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Elko-New Market Fire/Rescue and North Memorial Ambulance.

Sheriff Dunn did say the man was 44 years old.

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn. Photo by Townsquare Media