Hancock Co. sheriff finds remains near Greenfield
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.