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Man found dead on bench in Eagle Marsh

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A body was found in the Eagle Marsh nature preserve Wednesday morning.

Around 11 a.m. Wednesday, emergency personnel descended upon the preserve in the 6800 block of Engle Road. The Allen County Coroner's Office said the the victim - a 29-year-old man from Michigan - died by suicide.

Hikers came upon the man on a bench in Eagle Marsh and called 911. Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead at scene.

The investigator said the victim had been there more than six hours. 


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