Dead body found in heavily wooded area in Everroad Park West

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Detectives from the Columbus Police Department are investigating the discovery of a dead body found in a heavily wooded area in Everroad Park West.

Police confirmed that the body was found in an area that is not normally accessible to the public. Detectives are working to identify the individual and determine what happened.

Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman, said the body appeared to have been in the wooded area for some time.

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