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.