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DEATH INVESTIGATION- Newton County Sheriff’s Office

On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 3, 2020 a Newton County Highway employee was mowing roadsides on CR 600 E, south of SR10, Lincoln Township.

The employee noticed a body in the ditch and called the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an unidentified female.  Due to the early stages of the investigation, no further information will be released at this time.

NCSO was assisted by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, Newton County EMS, Lincoln Twp. Fire, Newton County Coroner, Indiana State Police and the Newton County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Rowe at the Newton County Sheriff’s Office 219-474-6081 ext 3107 or you may call our TIP LINE 219-234-7014.

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Contact:

Captain S. Cothran, Chief Deputy, PIO

scothran@newtoncounty.in.gov

219-474-6081ext 3102

 

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