Man's body found in Goshen under investigation

UPDATE (6/4):Preliminary results show the man whose body was discovered along the Elkhart River on Thursday, June 2, died of natural causes, according to The Elkhart Truth. Final autopsy results on Lyle Burtsfield, 82, are pending toxicology and microscopic analysis.


A man’s body was found floating in the Elkhart River in Goshen on Thursday afternoon, June 2.

The body was found at about 2:30 p.m. about a quarter mile from the U.S. 33 bridge over the river, our news partners The Elkhart Truth reported

Indiana Conservation Officers and the Benton Township Fire Department are investigating.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Related posts

City officials see uptick in graffiti in Elkhart area

Network Indiana

Indiana Secretary of State recognizes 101-year-old Hoosier voter

Network Indiana

Virtual ballot goes live to inform Hoosiers

Joe Ulery/Indiana News Service