Body found in Broadway Street home identified

The man whose body was found in a house on Broadway Street in South Bend on July 16 has been positively identified.

Just before noon on July 16, South Bend Police responded to 613 E. Broadway after a cleanup crew discovered human remains in a bedroom.

The St. Joseph County Coroner's Office consulted with the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit, and found no evidence the person's death was homicide, reports said.

Police were told a man named Christopher Krebs was known to live at the residence but hadn't been seen in several weeks.

DNA was obtained from the remains and from a relative of Krebs.

Testing confirmed the body was that of 64-year-old Christopher Krebs.

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