IN: Cause of death unknown for deer hunter
Cause of death unknown for deer hunter
29 Nov 2010
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) - Authorities are working to determine how a
24-year-old man died while out deer hunting on his family's property in
State conservation Officer Angela Goldman says Joshua Eckelman's family
began worrying about him when he didn't return after dark Saturday.
Police officers and firefighters joined in a search beginning late
Saturday of a rural area near Columbus, and Eckelman's body was found on the
ground about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Goldman tells The Republic that Eckelman hadn't been shot and didn't fall
from a tree.
Bartholomew County Coroner Allen Smith said foul play didn't appear to be
involved, but that toxicology tests wouldn't be completed for two to three
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