Body found in Marshall cornfield

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MARSHALL, Wis. (WMTV)--- Authorities are investigating after a body was found in a Dane County cornfield on Thursday morning.

Chief John Nault of the Village of Marshall Police Department said officers responded to the Evergreen Village Mobile Home office located at 100 Evergreen Blvd for a report of a suspicious vehicle around 9:10 a.m. While on scene around 10:20 a.m., officers were notified that a body was found in a cornfield behind a home in the 300 block of Fir Lane.

Nault said authorities believe both incidents are connected.

Marshall Police Department, Cottage Grove Police Department, Division of Criminal Investigation, Dane County Sheriff’s Office, and the Dane County Coroner’s Office are assisting in the investigation.