Body of man found in ditch in Renton

RENTON, Wash. — Power crews found the body of a man in a ditch in Renton Friday.

Crews spotted the body when they came to trim trees in the 2100 block of Sunset Boulevard.

The man is white and in his 40s.  Police said his body had no obvious signs of trauma.

He was wearing a backpack.

King County deputies said they have had contact with the man before.

The circumstances of his death are not yet known.

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