A few more details have been released about the discovery of a body in Crawford County Tuesday. The body was found in a ditch along a gravel road south of Dow City.

The Iowa State Medical Examiner’s office has completed an autopsy and a cause of death has been determined, but authorities are not releasing the information at this time.

Investigators will only say they’re treating the case as a homicide. The identity of the victim has been established, but authorities are attempting to contact next of kin before releasing a name. The individual is a 26-hear-old Hispanic male.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continues to encourage anyone that may have information on the case to call 712-263-2146.