The body recovered
from Trail Creek on Monday is that of a LaPorte man, the Indiana Department
of Natural Resources is reporting.
Officers have identified the deceased as Tommie Allison, 37, the DNR said in
a statement released on Tuesday. Cause of death, according to an autopsy:
“It is unclear how
or when Mr. Allison entered the water, but it is believed to have occurred
within the last week,” DNR said.
Anyone with any
information on the incident, or who may have been with Allison or seen him
near the waters of Trail Creek within the last week is asked to contact
Conservation Officers at (812) 837-9536.
Allison’s body was
recovered from Trail Creek near Franklin Street in Michigan City at
approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday.