PLYMOUTH — An autopsy on the body of a male discovered on 20th Road, west of SR 331, near the Tippecanoe River crossing, has been ruled a homicide.
The body was discovered at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, June 18.
An autopsy was completed Monday, June 20, showing the victim had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending official confirmation and family notification. Through information gathered while working with several police agencies, the shooting occurred in an out-of-state location and the body was abandoned in rural Marshall County, where he was discovered.
Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Marshall County Coroner’s Office responded to the call Saturday evening and began working to identify the victim and determine how long the victim had been at that location. Police released information on Monday that the victim appeared to be a heavy set-male wearing white pants and white T-shirt with no shoes. The pant legs had blue embroidered lettering for Nike sportswear.