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Police looking for help with death investigation

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA21) — Police are asking for help after a man was found dead in the Barbee Lake area.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive man early Monday morning in the area of McKenna Road near EMS B32 Lane. When they arrived, they found 20-year-old Ty Sawyer Lee Brown dead on the north side of the road.

Police say the Indianapolis man was staying at a lake cottage in the area.

Surveillance video shows him walking alone from the Barbee Landing around 3:15 that morning. Other surveillance video showed him walking alone at 3:21 that morning in the area of the Barbee Hotel.

Investigators want to talk to anybody that may have seen Brown walking along Barbee Road or McKenna Road between 3:21 a.m. until 4:49 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kosciusko County Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-342-STOP.

Jacob Burbrink

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