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WCP find man dead after 'loud bang'

by Rob Burgess , rburgess@wabashplaindealer.com


Wabash City Police are conducing a death investigation after a man was found dead late Monday.

At approximately 10:58 p.m., WCP were dispatched to the 200 Block of East Main Street for the sound of a loud bang, according to a press release from Cpt. Matt A. Benson, Public Information Officer early Tuesday.

Officers arrived on scene and reported that a male was located lying near the street.

WPC reports the male was already deceased.

“Wabash City Police are actively investigating the scene, interviewing witnesses and neighbors,” stated Benson. “The identification of the deceased male or cause of death is not being released at this time.”

WCP detectives and Indiana State Police crime scene technicians are on scene, according to Benson.

“Further information will be released as the investigation develops,” he stated.

An additional Plain Dealer request for updates was not answered as of press time.

This story will be updated as more information is released.