Coroner releases preliminary autopsy results for man found in Elkhart River

The Elkhart County Coroner's Office has released the preliminary results of the autopsy on 82-year-old Lyle Burtsfield who was found deceased in the Elkhart River on Thursday.

According to Chief Deputy Coroner James P. Elliott, Burtsfield died of natural causes.

The final autopsy results are pending toxicology and microscopic analysis.

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