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Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon released details on Thursday morning- concerning an investigation into the cause of death for a male subject found in a creek north of New Knoxville.

On Wednesday afternoon- the Sheriff’s Office received a call from someone who had located a vehicle and a body in the creek located approximately one-quarter mile north of the end of

Industrial Park Drive
in New Knoxville. 

The body was transported by authorities to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy. 

The identity of the victim has not been confirmed.  It is believed the victim is that of a missing Indiana man who was reported missing in September- and had a history of suicide attempts and mental distress.

This male’s last known location was in the Auglaize and MercerCounty area.