Kosciusko officials: Man found dead along roadway was stabbed to death

A man found critically injured along side of the road in Kosciusko County has died.

Posted: Oct 27, 2017 9:29 AM
Updated: Oct 27, 2017 9:29 AM

 

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT) - UPDATE:  The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department released the identity of the man found along side the roadway on 300 North on Tuesday as David L. Strowder, Jr., 21, of Elkhart, Indiana.  Their investigation reveals that Strowder died of multiple stab wounds and the death has been ruled a homicide. The investigation is continuing and anyone with information about the death is asked to call the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Office at 574-267-5667, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.

Original Story:

A man was found critically injured Monday along 300 North near Tippe Downs Drive in Kosciusko County.  Sheriff's Deputies and emergency medical personnel responded and took the man to Kosciusko Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Further information will be released once positive identification and family notification is completed.

Due to the investigation, 300 North will be closed between Tippe Downs Drive and Madison Elementary School  on Tuesday morning. Madison Elementary School can be accessed from 150 West.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by the Warsaw Police Department, the Winona Lake Police Department, Leesburg Fire Department, the Winona Lake Fire Department, Lutheran EMS, and the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.

 

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