Deputies identify woman found dead in ditch, seek info

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- Deputies have released the identity of the woman whose body was found in a ditch off Meer Road on Wednesday.

She has been identified as 24-year-old Ashleigh Nicole Blatz.

Her body was found by a bicyclist around 7:25 a.m. Wednesday.

The La Porte County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for assistance with any information leading to the circumstances surrounding her death.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the La Porte County Sheriff's Office.

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