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Body found in ditch southeast of Fort Wayne – WANE


Posted: Mar 8, 2021 / 12:05 PM EST
Updated: Mar 8, 2021 / 12:46 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A body has been found in a ditch just southeast of Fort Wayne.

Just before 11 a.m., police responded to Meyer Road just north of East Paulding Road on a report of a body found. There, officials found the body in a ditch off the roadway.

Allen County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Steve Stone said a crew working in the ditch came upon the body. The body was submerged in water, he added.

It’s not clear if the death was accidental or suspicious at this point, Stone said.

The victim has not been identified.

Meyer Road was closed to traffic.

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