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UPDATE: Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Dept. rules suspicious death a homicide

The victim’s identity has not been released
Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 10:40 PM EDT
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MARSHALL CO., Ind. (WNDU) - UPDATE: The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has ruled the suspicious death a homicide.

The body was discovered on the side of a road late Saturday night.

An autopsy found that the victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim’s identity is still being withheld until his family can be notified.

Deputies say the information gathered suggests the shooting occurred in an out-of-state location, and that the body was abandoned in rural Marshall County.

ORIGINAL STORY: Marshall Co. police are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found late Saturday night along a road.

Police were told a body was discovered on 20th Rd., west of S.R. 331, near the Tippecanoe River crossing.

The victim— still in the process of being identified— is described by law enforcement as a heavy set male, wearing white pants, a white t-shirt, and no shoes.

It’s unclear how long the body laid there without being noticed, and cause of death remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Lt. Snyder at the Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Dept. at (574) 936-3187.

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