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Trail Creek body identified

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The body recovered from Trail Creek on Monday is that of a LaPorte man, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is reporting.

Conservation 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: drowning.

“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.


Posted 10/18/2017




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