PHELPS — The man found dead near Hayes Road earlier this week has been identified.

In a a press release issued Thursday afternoon, Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson said the victim was Jean Carlos-Rentas, 28, of Cleveland, Ohio.

The investigation remains active, and anyone who may have been in the area where the victim was found from 9:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday night is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (585) 396-4638 or submit a tip at

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