Man found dead in Etna Green parking lot identified

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A man found dead in a parking lot at a convenience store/gas station at Ind. 19 and U.S. 30 in Etna Green has been identified.

An incident report at the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon identified the man as Jeffery Lester. No further information was available.

The body of the 43-year-old white male was found in the parking lot at 2:03 a.m. Thursday by responding deputies and emergency medical personnel, according to a news release from the KCSO.

The body was transported to the Northeast Indiana Forensic Center for an autopsy by the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is continuing.