Public's help requested in McKenna Road death investigation

A dead man found on the road has the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department looking for answers and requesting the public’s help.


Just before 5:00 am Monday the Kosciusko County 911 Communications Center received a call regarding an unresponsive man lying on McKenna Road near EMS B32 Lane. 




The location is near JT’s Lakeside Campground.


The victim has been identified as Ty Sawyer Lee Brown, 20, of Indianapolis.   The manner and cause of Brown’s death are currently pending the results of an autopsy conducted at the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center. 


It’s been determined that the Brown left Barbee Landing on foot about 2:30 am.


Brown is described as 6 feet tall, 140 pounds with black hair and hazel eyes.


Anyone with information or who lives in the area with home security footage is asked to call Detective Sergeant Josh Spangle or Detective Neil Likens at 574-267-5667.

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