Body found in Butler County

Authorities are investigating after a stranded motorist reported finding a deceased body in Butler County. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office said on March 19th at about 4 p.m., the sheriff’s office was called to the area of State Route 4 and Verity Parkway in Lemon Township, where the motorist reported finding the body. The decedent is 46 year old Ray Lawson of Middletown. It is an ongoing investigation.