Updated at 6:05 p.m. The name of the man found in Johnson County was identified as James Test said Johnson County Coroner David Rockwell. He was 79 years old.
VIENNA — Johnson County officials are investigating the death of an elderly man found in a well Thursday.
Johnson County Coroner David Rockwell said the man was found about 1:20 p.m. in the well, which is near the man’s rural Vienna home.
Rockwell there is no indication of foul play, and an autopsy is pending.
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The coroner’s office, with the aid of the sheriff’s department and state police, is conducting a death investigation.
Authorities checked on the man after he failed to check in as he usually does.
The man’s name identity was not made public pending notification of family.