The Sayre Police Department is reporting that Michael Dean Lane Jr., 37, of 120 Spruce St., Athens, was found dead Friday morning at approximately 5:30 a.m. on the 100 block of North Lehigh Avenue in Sayre.

Sgt. Reynolds of the Sayre police confirmed that Lane's body was found behind the Lehigh Tavern.

The incident is being investigated by Sayre police and the Bradford County Coroner's office.

Loren Franz, owner of Barber Pole Hobbies, which neighbors the tavern, noted that a closed circuit camera is posted across the street from Lehigh Tavern, which could have captured part of the incident.