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Elkhart police investigating after body found on riverbank

Police find body washed up on Riverbank

ELKHART, Ind. (WISH) — Elkhart police are investigating after a body was found on the riverbank in the area of Bower St and North Riverside Drive Sunday evening.

News 8 reached out to the Elkhart County Coroner’s Office for the name of the man but had heard no response as of Jan. 1.

At 6:26 p.m. Sunday, a call came in to Elkhart City 911 Communications in reference to a dead male
discovered on the riverbank near the 500 block of Bower Street and North Riverside Drive. Officers with the Elkhart Police Department and first responders were dispatched and arrived shortly thereafter. Upon arrival, officers located a partially decomposed adult male on the bank.

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit will be handling the investigation.

Police ask that anyone with information regarding the investigation call the homicide unit at 574-295-2825.