Tentative ID Released in Death Investigation

Isaiah Lincoln Grounds
Isaiah Lincoln Grounds

Starke County Coroner Kris Rannells has stated that the person found in the Grovertown area has been tentatively identified as 26-year-old Isaiah Lincoln Grounds.

A confirmation of the person’s identity and other details will be released after a complete autopsy is conducted on Thursday.

The body was found in the Grovertown area in Starke County on Monday. Isaiah Grounds had been missing for a few weeks and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department had sent a notice out about his disappearance on Dec. 12. Grounds was reportedly last seen on Monday, Dec. 9 as he was leaving his residence at 2425 N. 1025 E. in Grovertown.

The case remains under investigation with the Starke County Coroner’s office.