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Body recovered from Trail Creek in Michigan City

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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 scheduled.

Anyone with 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.


Posted 10/17/2017




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