Investigators Identify Man’s Body Found In Hebron Ditch
The body of a man found in a water-filled ditch near Hebron Monday night has been identified. Porter County Sheriff’s Police say the deceased is 32-year-old Ruben Paredes of Akron, Indiana. Paredes was reported missing by his wife in early February to Akron Police. His body was discovered in the area of County Road 500 West and 1000 South in Boone Township by a passerby. An autopsy performed earlier this week confirmed Paredes died from a gunshot wound. A joint homicide investigation is underway with Porter County and Akron Police.