Police: Body of man found dead in Mooresville had signs of trauma


MOORESVILLE, Ind. – Police in Morgan County are investigating the death of a man in Mooresville.

Around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 11000 block of North Gasburg Road in Mooresville, where they found a body. They identified the man as 28-year-old Jacob Searcy.

An autopsy found signs of trauma on Searcy’s body, according to the sheriff’s office. The official cause and manner of death are still being determined.

The Morgan County Major Crime Task Force is investigating the matter. Anyone with information should contact Det. Sgt. Dean Minton at the Morgan County Sheriff’s office by calling 765-342-5544 or emailing Crimetips@morgancounty.in.gov.