Body found by mushroom hunters may be homicide victim

Two mushroom hunters found a body on the Okie Pinokie Trail Saturday morning, according to Indiana State Police.

The ISP says two men were mushroom hunting in a wooded area of the trail near SR 124 and CR 510 East in Miami County when they found a man's body.

He was identified as 22-year-old Drake Allan Smith of Summitville, Indiana.

The Indiana State Police, Miami County Sheriff's Department and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources all responded to the scene.

Police say they are treating the man's death as a homicide.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Indiana State Police Peru Post at 1-800-382-0689 or 765-473-6666.

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