Fri 11:18 a.m.: Elderly man’s body found

YOUNGSTOWN The body of an elderly man was found this morning outside the Exterran Energy building on Salts Springs Road.

Authorities said the man, possibly a missing Austintown resident, may have frozen to death or suffered a heart attack.

According to reports, the man crashed his car and tried to walk up a hill by the business. Police were called to the just after 9 a.m. for an abandoned vehicle. Shortly after, detectives and supervisors were dispatched.

The Mahoning County Coroner’s Office, which is investigating the matter, was also called to the scene

Austintown police confirmed they filed a missing persons report on an township man Thursday night. However, they said they cannot confirm it is the same man until the body is identified.