Police name woman found dead in Hancock Co. field

HANCOCK COUNTY (WISH) – Hancock County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a dead body was found near the Marion County and Hancock County line.

(Provided Photo/Hancock County Sheriff's Department)
(Provided Photo/Hancock County Sheriff’s Department)

The body was found in a corn field at 350 North and 800 West at Carroll Road. Two boys riding their bikes found the remains.

Friday morning, police officials said they had identified the person — 23-year-old Katrina L. Miller, of Indianapolis. She was identified by her fingerprints.

Investigators say the body has been in the field for a lengthy period of time. Circumstances surrounding the death were not immediately clear.

An autopsy will be performed Friday in hopes of determining a cause of death.

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