Hancock Co. sheriff finds remains near Greenfield

Police have not determined if the remains are those of Jody Scroggins.
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The Hancock County Sheriff's Department found a body near Greenfield Thursday.

The decomposed remains of an unidentified male were discovered in a creek bed in the 3100 block of U.S. 40, west of Greenfield Thursday morning. Workers from a nearby business reported foul odors in the area, leading police to investigate.

Investigators are not sure if the remains are those of 56-year-old Jody Scroggins, who had been reported missing last week from his home in a nearby mobile home park.

An autopsy will be conducted later in the week to determine the identity of the man and cause of death.