Decomposed body found in E'town

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Body located in field north of Sam's Club

The Elizabethtown Police Department is investigating the discovery of a body found Thursday afternoon in the area of 320 Towne Drive.

The body was found in a field just north of Sam's Club, according to an EPD news release. The heavily decomposed body of a male was removed by the Hardin County Coroner's Office.

EPD was called to the scene at 5:29 p.m.

Hardin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Spangenberger said he estimates the body had been in the field between six and eight weeks. He said

The investigation is ongoing.