State police have ruled that "there was no criminal aspect" in the death of a man found dead on the side of the road in Franklin last month.
Police found the body lying next to a mailbox at 796 Windham Road, which is also Route 32, around 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 after receiving reports of an untimely death.
A medical examiner responded to determine the person's cause and manner of death.
Police have not released the man's name or further details on the situation surrounding his death.
Eastern District Major Crime detectives investigated and closed the case, state police said.