SHELBY TWP. (WWJ) – Police in Macomb County are investigating after an 18-year-old boy was found dead in a ditch underneath a transmission tower.

Police say the teen’s body was discovered around 7:25 a.m. Tuesday along Jewell Road just south of 26 Mile Road in Shelby Township.

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Officers arrived on the scene and confirmed the teen was dead. At this time, his cause of death is not known.

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The teen’s name is being withheld until his family is notified.

An investigation is ongoing.

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