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Body found on Elkhart river bank

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit is investigating after a body was found on an Elkhart river bank.

Just before 6:30 PM Sunday, Elkhart police responded to a call about a body discovered on the riverbank in the area of Bower Street and North Riverside Drive. Upon arrival, officers found the body of a partially decomposed adult male on the bank.

The cause of death is unknown as of Monday morning and the man’s identity is being withheld, pending family notification.

Tony became WVPE's program director in 2022, after working as operations manager since 2014. He also produces Michiana Chronicles and works on other special programming and digital projects. He joined the station as All Things Considered host in 1997, hosted Morning Edition in 2000 and 2001, then returned to the ATC host chair from 2007 to 2016. One of his Morning Edition newscasts earned WVPE a Best Radio Newscast Award from the Associated Press in 2002. An Iowa native, Tony got his start in radio as a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Harrisonburg, Va., and managed the radio station there for three years after graduating. He also worked in commercial and Christian radio prior to his time at WVPE. Tony lives in Goshen.