LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — LaPorte County police are asking for help in finding a man in connection with the discovery of a child found dead Monday morning.
This morning (10/11/21) at 2:45 AM, deputies were dispatched to a residence located in the 3100 east block of CR 875 South in rural Union Township reference an unconscious child.
Deputy Michael Sweet was the first to arrive, followed by Deputy Austin Wells a short time later. After being unable to establish contact with anyone inside, Deputies Sweet and Wells entered the residence. Soon after, the deputies located a young child inside that was deceased.
Following the discovery, the immediate area was secured. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division were contacted and responded to the scene.
LCSO personnel quickly developed a person of interest who may have further information regarding the matter. That person, Alan. D. MORGAN (28 YOA), is actively being sought by the LCSO. MORGAN is possibly operating a red 2004 Ford Freestar minivan. The minivan is missing both passenger side hubcaps and was last bearing an expired Indiana temporary license plate.
MORGAN should be considered armed and dangerous. If MORGAN or the minivan is located, citizens are encouraged not to approach him or the vehicle, but rather immediately call 911.
The death investigation is open and active. Further information will be released when it becomes available.
Arrests and criminal charges are mere accusations. Every person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.
UPDATE #2 October 11, 2021 1-:40 AM EST – DEATH INVESTIGATION
Alan D. MORGAN has been located and is in custody of the LCSO. Thank you to our news media partners, the tipsters and our followers on our social media platforms for quickly circulating the information. Arrests and criminal charges are mere accusations. Every person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.
Source: Laporte County Police