FBI honors local law enforcement who worked Mercedes Lain investigation

Pictured from left to right: Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel, FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent Jim Keszei, Det. Sgt. Jonathan Bryant, Officer Jeremy Enyart, Det. Ben McIntyre, Det. Derek Workman, FBI Special Agent Tom Weber, Plymouth Police Chief David Bacon, and Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Captain Neal Wallace.

The FBI honored the officers involved in the Mercedes Lain investigation with certificates of appreciation.

Lain was reported missing on August 15 to the Plymouth Police Department. Her body was found in a wooded area of Starke County on August 19.

The officers honored include:

  • Detective Derek Workman of the Plymouth Police Department
  • Detective Ben McIntyre of the Plymouth Police Department
  • Officer Jeremy Enyart of the Plymouth Police Department
  • Detective Sergeant Jonathan Bryant of the Marshall County Sheriff's Department

The certificate reads, "The FBI extends its appreciation for your outstanding assistance in a joint investigative effort. Your contributions were immeasurable, and you have the gratitude of the FBI for all you did to help accomplish the objectives of the investigation. You can be proud of the role you played, and I join my associates with whom you worked in congratulating you on a job well done. Signed – Christopher A. Wray, Director – FBI."

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