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Elkhart County Homicide Unit investigate after body found in Elkhart

Elkhart County Homicide Unit investigate after body found in Elkhart // WSBT 22

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit is investigating a death.

Police responded to a shooting with injuries at an Elkhart apartment complex.

Police say they found the body of a man in a nearby woods.

Around 10 a.m. Monday, city and county police responded to a northside apartment complex in regard to a shooting with injuries that happened overnight.

A big police presence caught the attention of residents at Walnut Trails Apartments. One resident says early on police were questioning a tenant.

“I had seen out of my door that they had the guns drawn on her, she was brought out in handcuffs and then they began to search her apartment,” said Autumn.

During the course of their investigation, police located a crime scene.

“As they were looking at that scene that kind of lead to a wooded area where they began a search of the wooded area. During that time they found the body of a deceased male,” said Sergeant Chris Snyder.

He says it could be a little while before they actually know what took place there. The crime scene itself is spread out. Detectives have conducted a number of interviews of residents there.

The crime scene technicians are going through evidence collected inside and out.

“We're in an apartment complex, we've got lots of cars, lots of people and then you add the wooded area into that. It’s certainly a pretty big crime scene,” said Snyder.

As of now, there have been no arrests in connection with this case.

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