Update posted at 3:30 p.m.:
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has identified the male victim as Clayton Moorehead, 85.
He died at the scene after being found face first in a septic tank. A man who had come to mow Moorehead's lawn made the discovery.
Moorehead reportedly lived alone.
Original story posted at 1:48 p.m.
(Whitewater Township, Oh.) - Hamilton County authorities are investigating a gruesome death in Whitewater Township.
5200 block of Lawrenceburg Road
Tuesday morning, an elderly man was found dead in a septic tank along the 5200 block of Lawrenceburg Road.
He was head first in about four feet of water. A hoist was used to lift out the body.
There is currently no word on the victim’s name.