Body found in Munster ditch ID'd as missing Chicago man

2013-04-03T20:15:00Z 2013-04-03T21:39:04Z Body found in Munster ditch ID'd as missing Chicago manTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 03, 2013 8:15 pm  • 

MUNSTER | Fabian Castaneda, of Chicago, was identified Wednesday as the man found dead in a ditch Sunday in Munster.

The Lake County coroner's office said family members identified Castaneda, 30, on Wednesday.

Castaneda was found early Sunday in Hart Ditch near Hawthorne Drive and Ridge Road, police said. Munster Police Chief Steve Scheckel said there weren't any signs of trauma on the body.

Officials were awaiting toxicology results to determine a cause of death.

According to media reports, Castaneda was reported missing in January. The reports stated he might have needed medication.

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