On January 10th between the hours of 3:00 am and 3:30 am, a driver on State Road 56 near Quaker Lane in Washington County spotted a male human body in the roadway. The driver immediately contacted the police.
When troopers arrived at the scene they immediately called for detectives and crime scene investigators.
At this time, Indiana State Police Detectives are waiting on autopsy results to determine positive identification of the body and the cause of death.
If anyone was in the area of State Road #56 and Quaker Lane in Washington County between the hours of 3:00 am and 3:30 am this morning and saw a person or persons, vehicles or anything at all, you are encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 or 812-246-5424. Callers can remain anonymous.
An autopsy is scheduled for today at the Washington County Hospital in Salem, IN.
According to Washington County Sheriff Roger Newlon, techs and Washington County Coronor Rondale Brishaber are working on an autopsy at this time.
Quaker Lane is approximately 1.8 miles east of the Salem City Limits on State Road #56.
No further information will be released until after the autopsy is complete