On Friday, January 3rd, 2020, at approximately 10:00 AM, Deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 4300 south block of CR 800 East in rural Lincoln Township, reference to a possible body in the water.
Upon Deputies arrival, they were able to confirm that an unknown black male was deceased and contacted the Detective Bureau.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, January 6th at Franciscan Hospital Michigan City.
The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the La Porte County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Gabe Struss at (219) 326-7700 ext. 2443 or (219) 809-7677.
No further information will be released at this time.