A man found dead in a creek in Clayton earlier this month has been identified, officials say.
Also, authorities say that there was no foul play in the man’s death.
47-year-old Michael Dean Johnson was found by teens in a creek off Amelia Church Road on June 4, Stacy Beard, Public Information Officer with the town of Clayton.
Johnson was reported missing to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office on May 7 by his grandfather, who Johnson lived with at 9700 Cleveland Road in Clayton, Beard said.
“Johnson was known to frequent the Shotwell Road/Clayton Corners Shopping Center area, near where he was found,” Beard said in a press release.