Coroner: Autopsy Of 18-Year-Old's Skeletal Remains Inconclusive (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

October 4, 2013 Updated Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 PM EDT

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (21Alive) -- The Kosciusko County Coroner, Michael Wilson, has provided the following statement regarding the on-going investigation into Aurora Shoemaker's death:

"The autopsy conducted this week was inconclusive as to the matter of Aurora Shoemaker's death. Her remains are being sent to the University of Indianapolis for further analysis. Further information may not be available for approximately 4 weeks."

Previous Report
The Kosciusko County Coroner's office has determined that the skeletal remains found Sunday evening are those of a missing 18-year-old from a near-by mobile home park.

The remains were officially determined to be that of Aurora Shoemaker, who went missing on Aug. 16 of last year.

The investigation into the cause of death is still on-going with autopsy results estimated to be completed on Friday.

Previous Report
Potential human skeletal remains were located in a wooded area along CR 175 East Sunday evening.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office are currently investigating the discovery which was near the Suburban Acres Mobile Home Park north of Warsaw.

There is no other information at this time. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.




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