Body found in wooded area of South Bend identified

The body found in a wooded area near Linden Avenue and Wellington Street in South Bend Saturday afternoon has been identified.

The St. Joseph County Coroner's Office says the body was identified as Zachary Smith.

Smith was last seen December 10th in the 200 block of Sheridan Street. He was reported missing December 13.

Foul play is not suspected, but the final autopsy results will not be available until the first week of march pending toxicology results.

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