Cause of death determined for man found in ditch

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

The Starke County coroner says Isaiah Grounds died from blood loss and injuries from a car crash.

The 26-year-old went missing on Dec. 9 at a Grovertown truck stop.

His wrecked car was found abandoned nearby, smeared with blood.

Two weeks later, search crews found his body in a ditch near his home.

According to our reporting partners at WKVI, grounds also suffered severe cold exposure.

The investigation is ongoing.

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