EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a passerby found a body in the town of Clear Creek. The sheriff’s office says it got a call around 11 this morning from someone who saw a body in the ditch on Mallard Road.

Deputies say that based on evidence at the scene, there is no reason to believe the public is in danger. It says it appears to be a targeted and isolated incident.

The name of the person has not been released. If you’ve been in the area recently, the sheriff’s office is asking you to contact them. 

“If the public has been driving in that area and noticed anything suspicious within the last 24 to 36 hours, that information would be useful to us. They could give us a call.” To share any information related to this case, you can call the sheriff’s office’s non-emergency number. You can also submit an anonymous tip through the Eau Claire County Crime Stoppers.