Body found in Marshall County is Alma Del Real, police say


By: Krystal Vivian

The body found in Marshall County on Wednesday is that of Alma Del Real.

A forensic pathologist made the positive identification during an autopsy performed Thursday, according to a news release from the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office. The cause and manner of death have yet to be determined.

Criminal charges were not filed Thursday against 24-year-old Alberto Cruz, a South Bend man arrested Wednesday in connection to the case. A decision on formal charges will be made Friday, according to the news release.