Human remains found in Hancock County

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Police found human remains in Hancock County, near Greenfield, Thursday morning.

According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, workers at a nearby business reported an odor in the 3100 block of west US 40. Officers found the decomposed remains of a man in a creek bed.

Police are unsure if the remains are those of Jody Scroggins, who was reported missing last week from a nearby mobile home park.

An autopsy will be conducted later this week to determine the man’s identity and cause of death, according to the sheriff’s department.

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