Cast a Light cantrip on a small stick to illuminate the immediate area. Search the body and scan for other evidence around it. You may be able to find out more information.
Bury him and his belongings as best you can and then move back to the path. Continue onward to locate the wasp hive.
Return to the path and continue onward to locate the wasp hive. You can deal with the dead body later.
Some other creative option? (please comment)