Grant County coroner says body found in Mississinewa River has been identified


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UPDATE: The body has been identified as 33-year-old Dylan J. Gillund of Marion and the state of Ohio, according to the Grant County Coroner’s Office. Foul play is not suspected.

The coroner thanked the public for their assistance in helping identify the deceased.

Original story follows:


GRANT COUNTY, Ind. –The Grant County Coroner is looking for help with an investigation into a body found floating along the Mississinewa River Thursday.

The Grant County Coroner’s Office said rafters on the river located a body floating along the river bank just before 5 p.m. Friday. The office took custody of the body and performed an autopsy.

The office says the body appears to be a white man in his early to mid-’30s. The man was approximately 5’5″ tall and weighed around 128 lbs and had sandy-colored hair and a goatee.

The office released photos of tattoos located on the body. They are asking anyone who recognizes them to call the coroner at 765-662-2770.

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