Body found at Shelbyville elementary school playground

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UPDATE: Police around 7:50 p.m. Saturday said the man’s death was self-inflicted.

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A man has been found dead at a Shelbyville elementary school playground.

The Shelby County Coroner’s Office was requested Saturday to respond to a playground at Hendricks Elementary School, 1111 St. Joseph St., for a “deceased person” call.

The body was found outside and behind the school building, Shelbyville Police Lt. Michael Turner said around 12:21 p.m. in a post on the department’s Facebook page.

Police said the death did not appear to be suspicious in nature and the public was not in any danger.

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