BreakingNews: Body of young female found

Diona Eskew
Managing Editor

Shortly after 8 a.m. Dec. 19 the body of a young, white female was found on the side of 5th Road between Hawthorn and Grape Road. (The area is frequently referred to as Little Egypt) The female has not yet been identified. A missing person report was received this afternoon from the Lake of the Woods area, according to Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin.
The body was reported to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department by an individual walking in the area. At this time the road is closed while officers gather evidence from the scene.
The investigation is continuing with Indiana State Police assisting Marshall County Sheriff's Department at the scene. The estimated age of the victim is mid-teens, according to Sheriff Tom Chamberlin.
Chamberlin expects a positive identification to be made later today. At this time homicide is suspected. More details will follow as they become available.