SAUK RAPIDS -- Authorities have released the name of the man whose body was found in a ditch in Benton County earlier this week.

Sheriff Troy Heck says the man has been identified as 22-year-old Seth Juedes of St. Cloud. Juedes was also the person reported missing to the St. Cloud Police Department Tuesday.

Officers determined Juedes was last seen alone and on foot at about 2:00 a.m. in the parking lot of a business at 500 66th Street Northwest in Sauk Rapids. His body was found at about 11:00 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of County Road 33 and Highway 10.

Heck says the cause and manner of Jueds' death remains open pending toxicology results.