Authorities have identified a man whose body was found along a rural Jackson County road Tuesday.
The body of Harald Lee Hagar, 66, of Newport was found about 12:40 p.m. in a ditch on County Road 42.
Hagar appeared to have a gunshot wound in his head, authorities said. His body will be sent to the state Crime Laboratory for an autopsy.
No arrests have been made, but police said two people have been questioned.
No information on a possible motive in the killing has been released.
Police say the investigation is continuing.