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Man found dead in Columbus cornfield died from overdose, coroner says

Posted: 8:40 AM, Nov 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-02 08:42:01-04
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COLUMBUS — The Bartholomew County Coroner says a man found dead in October in a cornfield died from an acute methamphetamine overdose.

Danny Ray Green, 39, was found on Oct. 3 by a farmer near Indianapolis and Tellman roads, Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting said in a press release.

Toxicology results showed he had "an extremely high level of methamphetamine," Nolting said in the release.

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This is the 17th overdose-related death in 2019 in Bartholomew County, Nolting said.