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Sheriff: Autopsy scheduled for body found in rural Morgan County

A homeowner made the discovery while walking a dog in the 11000 block of Mann Road at about 3:45 p.m.
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MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) - Police in Morgan County are investigating a body found Friday afternoon.

A homeowner made the discovery while walking a dog in the 11000 block of Mann Road at about 3:45 p.m.

It was located on the east side of the road in a wooded area and wasn't visible from the roadway.

Morgan County Sheriff Richard W. Myers said the body is "badly decomposed" and even a gender could not immediately be determined.

Investigators hope a Saturday autopsy will help identify the body.

If you have information, contact the Morgan County dispatch at (765) 342-5544.