Xcel Energy maintenance worker finds decomposed body in St. Paul, Minn.

An Xcel Energy maintenance worker found a badly decomposed body while out on the job Monday in St. Paul, Minnesota.

According to St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders, the man found the body in a drainage ditch near 7th Street and Randolph Avenue.

The medical examiner will attempt to identify the person and determine a cause and manner of death.

Authorities say at this point, investigators are not sure of the deceased's age or sex.