The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the discovery of a body just south of Beaver Crossing in Seward County.

Just before 1:00 p.m., the Nebraska State Patrol responded to reports from the Seward County Sheriff’s Office of a male body lying along the bank of the Big Blue River off of 406th Road. 

A cause of death has not been determined and an autopsy has been ordered by the Seward County Attorney. The name of the man is unknown at this time. The investigation continues.