Man's death will be listed as accidental


Jody Scroggins

GREENFIELD — A man found dead in a creek bed off U.S. 40 10 days after he was reported missing died of heart failure, but tests also showed drugs were in his system at the time of his death, officials said.

Jody Scroggins, 56, of Greenfield, was under the influence of Oxycodone, a narcotic, and alcohol when he died, toxicology reports found. Scroggins’ death will be listed as accidental, Chief Deputy Coroner Rudy Nylund said.

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