A body was
recovered Monday from Trail Creek near Franklin Street in Michigan City, the
Indiana Department of Natural Resources is reporting.
According to the
DNR, at 3:45 p.m. Conservation Officers responding to a report of a possible
body in Trail Creek recovered the remains of a deceased adult black male.
The subjectís name
is being withheld pending notification of family, DNR said.
The cause and
manner of death are unknown at this time and a joint investigation with
Indiana Conservation Officers, the Michigan City Police Department, and
LaPorte County Coronerís Office is underway.
An autopsy has been
information which may assist investigators is encouraged to contact Indiana
Conservation Officers at (812)-837-9536 or Michigan City Police Det. Cpl.
Anna Painter at (219) 874-3221 extension 1080.