Police asking for information after finding body in Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area

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The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana Conservation Officers are asking for the public’s help with information after a body was discovered  in the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area on Friday, Nov. 25.

Here is the information that was released by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department:

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana Conservation Officers are currently conducting a death investigation. Law enforcement was notified of a possible body in the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife area at approximately 10:00 AM (CST) on Friday November 25, 2016. Sheriff’s deputies and Conservation Officers responded to the area of Tracy Road west of First Line Road. The body of a white male was found in the above described area.

“Detectives and crime scene investigators from both agencies worked the scene in an effort to help determine the circumstances of the death. They are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine what the cause and manner of death are as well as when the death may have occurred. Foul play has not been ruled out,

“The victim, who did not have identification, is described as a white male, approximately 6’0” tall and 180 pounds. He had long brown hair that is believed to be died brownish red and was in a ponytail. There were tattoos on both forearms as well as the name “Zachary” on his right upper arm. The victim was dressed in Wrangler blue jeans, a black Carhartt jacket with hood and black and white Nike Air Max tennis shoes in new condition.

“Anyone that may know the victim or recognize the description is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office detective bureau at 219.326.7700 extension 2404.

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