Body of man found in Mississinewa River ID’d

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Courtesy of the Grant County Coroner’s Office

GRANT COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – The Grant County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man found in the Mississinewa River last week.

According to a Facebook post from Grant County Coroner Stephen Dorsey, the identity was confirmed on Sunday. A name has not yet been revealed as the coroner’s office is attempting to locate and notify the family concerning the death.

Last Thursday just before 5 p.m., rafters in Marion found a body floating along the river bank. The coroner’s office said it took custody of the body and an autopsy was performed.

The coroner said the body appears to be:

  • Caucasian, Male
  • Early to mid-30’s
  • Approximate height 5’5″
  • Approximate weight 128 pounds
  • Sandy color hair and goatee

If you have any other information to report regarding this incident, call the Grant County Coroner at 765-622-2770.

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