Knox City Police Department Conduct Death Investigation


The death of a Knox man is under investigation.

Knox City Police Department officers were called to a residence on south Main Street in Knox on Thursday where a 23-year-old man was found in cardiac arrest. CPR was initiated on the victim by the officers until paramedics arrived on the scene.

The victim, identified as Nicholas Harmon, was transported to IU Health Starke Hospital in Knox, according to a news release from the Knox City Police Department. He was subsequently airlifted to Memorial Hospital of South Bend where he later died.

While officers are investigating whether or not alcohol or drugs may have been factors in Harmon’s death, a person of interest has been detained. The incident remains under investigation.

If you have any information regarding this case, call the Knox City Police Department at (574) 772-4122.