Body found in Marshall cornfield identified

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DANE COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) -- The body found in a Dane County cornfield on Thursday morning has been identified.

Kurt Meyer, 47, of Cottage Grove was found dead in a field behind the 300 block of Fir Lane in the Village of Marshall at 10:19 a.m., according to the Dane County Medical Examiner.

A forensic autopsy was completed today at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office. The autopsy did not disclose any evidence of external inflicted life threatening trauma to Meyer.

Additional studies are underway at this time. The cause and manner of death in this case is pending.

This death remains under investigation by the Village of Marshall Police Department, the State of Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation, the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.