Autopsy of LaPorte Man Reveals Blunt Force Trauma

An autopsy has found that 50-year-old Ricky L. Kimble of LaPorte died of blunt force trauma to the body.

Kimble was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a grassy ditch on I-94 by a contractor from a mowing crew. His family had reported him missing on Monday, Aug. 5 after he was last seen on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Anyone who may have seen Kimble walking on I-80/94 interstate from late Saturday, August 3rd evening until early Tuesday, Aug. 6, is asked to contact Indiana State Police Detective Brian Kubiak at (219) 696-6242 or LaPorte County Sheriff’s Detective Ron Heeg at (219) 326-7700.

Kimble, a 6’1” African-American male, was wearing brown shorts, white tank top, tan boots, carrying a black backpack.