Coroner identifies man found dead at Eagle Marsh

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Local officials are identifying a man found dead at a nature preserve off Engle Road.

Hikers found the man’s body on a bench at the Eagle Marsh yesterday and police responded around 11 a.m. Initial reports indicated that he had suffered a head wound.
Thursday morning, the Allen County Coroner said Shawn Michael Wilding, 29, of Grand Blanc, Michigan took his own life. According to the coroner, the Cause of Death has been determined to be Gunshot Wound of the Head and the Manner is Suicide.

This incident remains under investigation by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.