Body found in Marion Saturday afternoon


A death investigation in Marion is believed to be a homicide.

A man's body was found near the Rails to Trails Walkway between the D Street bridge and 9th Street just after 3:30 Saturday afternoon. Still no word on the victim's identity and while investigators believe the case to be a homicide, the official cause of death will not be ruled on until an autopsy is completed Monday.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Marion PD at (765) 662-9981 to speak with an investigator.