Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Hobson Road

By Maureen Mespell
By Scott Sarvay


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November 16, 2011 Updated Nov 18, 2011 at 6:50 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) – The Allen County Coroner says foul play does not appear to be a factor in the death of a man whose body was found in a creek bed along Hobson Road on Wednesday

The coroner has identified the man as 52-year-old Jonathan West of Fort Wayne.

Around 4pm Wednesday afternoon, Fort Wayne Police were called to the 2600 block of Hobson of a report of a body in a creek.

Officials confirmed that the body was in an advanced state of decomposition and believed that he had been there for some time.

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