Death investigation underway in Sullivan County

News 10 spoke with Sheriff Clark Cottom.

Posted: Mar 25, 2018 3:24 PM
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 12:19 AM

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A death investigation is underway in Sullivan County.

News 10 spoke with Sheriff Clark Cottom.

Cottom says it happened in Merom, Indiana. 

Officials say a truck left a roadway and caught fire. Cottom confirmed there was a body inside. 

Cottom says the identification of the victim is pending due to autopsy results. 

The investigation is ongoing.

At this time, officials do not suspect foul play. 

We're expecting more information to be released soon.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Overcast
47° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 43°
Robinson
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 43°
Indianapolis
Overcast
44° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 41°
Rockville
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 36°
Casey
Overcast
45° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 41°
Brazil
Overcast
47° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 43°
Marshall
Overcast
47° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 43°
A Rainy, Chilly Night
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Vigo County animal rescue makes the trip to save over a dozen cats

Image

Monday Late Forecast

Image

The community takes part in Black History Month Health Fair at ISU

Image

Terre Haute Police Chief addresses concerns from the NAACP

Image

The science of Greenhouse Gasses

Image

Hey Kevin 2-17

Image

Kids learn presidential history at Terre Haute Children's Museum

Image

Vincennes Hobby Lobby

Image

Exploring coding

Image

Insulin bill in Indiana

WTHI Events