Indentity of man found on side of road released

A Russell County official has released the identity of a man found dead on the side of the road Friday morning.

The body of Jack Kelly, 47, of Phenix City was found on the side of the road on Magnolia Drive off of U.S. 80, Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry said.

Sumbry said the cause of death has not been determined. Kelly's body was sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for examination.

The case remains under investigation by Phenix City police.