ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, IN – A peaceful morning turned grim when a walker found a body along a well-trodden path near the Darden Road bridge on Monday.
According to St. Joseph County Police, deputies were alerted and arrived at the scene around 7 a.m. Detectives are piecing together clues after the unsettling find, which has sparked a wave of concern among local residents. The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time pending notification of next of kin. A pending autopsy is slated to uncover the cause of death within the coming days.
Officials are urging anyone with information to step forward and assist in the investigation by contacting Detectives at 574-235-9569. This story is developing, and more updates are expected as the community seeks answers to the many questions surrounding this tragic event.