The Clay County Coroner says an elderly man is dead after being found near a brush fire. The body was found on Matt Sizemore Road, near Manchester. Coroner Danny Finley says the victim is Thomas Brown. Finley says Brown was in his 80s, but is unsure of an exact age. Finley says though Brown’s body was found near a brush fire, the cause of death is not yet known. An autopsy was to be performed in Frankfort on Monday. Kentucky State Police are continuing the investigation.