Dead man found on Fifth Street in Richmond officially identified


The body found on Fifth Street earlier this week in Richmond has now been identified and confirmed to be 49-year-old Michael McKinney, age 49, of Richmond.

McKinney’s identification was done by autopsy using fingerprints and tattoo verification. The cause of of McKinney’s death are also pending autopsy results.

According to Madison Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, the body was discovered in a shed at a residence on Fifth Street in Richmond on Monday, and was in an advanced state of decomposition.