Update: Homicide declared after body found in Steuben Co. recreation area

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A body found in a recreation area in Steuben County on Friday has been declared a homicide, according to Indiana State Police. 

State police released additional information Sunday following an autopsy of a deceased male. 

Friday, police said around 10:40 a.m. workers at Trine State Recreation Area off Feather Valley Road found what they believed was a body. 

Indiana Conservation Officers, Indiana State Police, and the Fremont Fire Department all responded and located an unidentified deceased man.

State police said Sunday an autopsy showed a manner of death to be homicide, but it’s unclear how the person died.

State police said investigators are working to identify the body which could take several weeks.

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