Arrest made in murder of man found in Kingsbury wildlife area
An arrest has been made in the murder of Mark Huber, whose body was found in the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife area November 25, according to Goshen Police.
The suspect has been identified as 41-year-old Scotty Irvin of Elkhart.
Irvin has been arrested on a preliminary charge of murder.
On November 22, Huber's girlfriend, Tifanee Burrows, dropped him off at Kercher and Dierdorff roads in Goshen for work that morning.
“We know that he had been dropped off there in the very early morning hours," said Sheriff John Boyd of the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.
When Burrows went to pick him up that afternoon, Huber's coworkers told her he never showed up.
She filed a missing person report with the Goshen Police Department.
His body was found on November 25 at the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife area by an employee of the Kingsbury Utility Corporation in a sewer line while performing a routine weekly check.
His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and his manner of death was homicide, according to the La Porte County Coroner's Office.
Investigators believe Huber was killed near Kercher and Dierdorff, then his body was transported to the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife area.
Irvin is in custody at the Elkhart County Correctional Complex.
The Goshen Police Department says the suspect was known to the victim.
According to Facebook, Huber was in a relationship with Burrows, Irvin's estranged wife.