Knox County Victim Identified

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We now know the identity of a farm worker who was found dead earlier this week in Knox County.

The Knox County Coroner’s Officer has identified the victim as 45-year-old Victor Manuel Murrieta Martinez of Oaktown, Indiana.

He was found dead on Tuesday, May 15th just a few miles south of Oaktown and north of Busseron. Police found his body next to his work truck which was by a field electrical water irrigator.

The victim’s family has been notified of his death.

There are very few details at this time regarding the cause of death. The Knox County Coroner’s Office says they are still awaiting on the toxicology reports.

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