BOISE -- The Ada County coroner says a man found dead in a drainage ditch Saturday night likely took his own life.

An autopsy were performed today on body of 59-year-old James Gregory. The cause of death is knife wound to the neck. No foul play is suspected and the case is being investigated as a suicide.

Gregory's body was found in a drainage ditch about 25 yards south of a parking lot of a west Boise apartment complex Saturday night.

Officers were called to the complex on West Halstead Lane, just off of Five Mile Road, at about 8:15 p.m.

Boise Police Lt. Ted Snyder tells KTVB that a woman noticed a car's door open and when she looked inside, saw blood on the seat. She notified police who found a man's body a short distance away from the car.

The man was already deceased by the time officers found him, Snyder said.

If you or someone you know ever needs to talk, the hotline number is 1-800-273-TALK (8255). That number stays the same even during off-hours in Idaho.

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