A man reported missing by the Bullitt County Sheriffs Department was found dead Tuesday evening.
Capt. Mike Murdoch confirmed that Scott Newton, 40, was discovered inside the garage of his residence at 419 Fountain Street.
The Sheriff's Office received a call Tuesday evening before 5 p.m. that Newton was found at the residence.
"(Newton) was located in an area of the garage where he wouldn't have been seen," Murdoch said. "It appears (Newton) passed away several weeks ago."