UPDATED: State Police: Death Investigation In Orange County

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WEST BADEN (Indiana State Police) – The Indiana State Police and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are continuing their investigation into yesterday’s death of an Orange County man.

Around 11:30 A.M. yesterday, officers responded to 5491 West County Road 100 North, West Baden, where Franklin D. McCracken, 30, West Baden, was found inside the residence with unknown injuries. McCracken was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY, where he died.

Investigators are awaiting the final results of the autopsy and other pathology testing before making conclusions regarding McCracken’s death. Those tests should be completed this week.

Original Story…

WEST BADEN (Indiana State Police) – Around 11:30am Saturday, officers responded to 5491 West County Road 100 North, West Baden, where family members found Franklin D. McCracken, 30, West Baden, inside the residence with unknown injuries. McCracken was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians are actively investigating the case and are considering it a death investigation, pending an autopsy on McCracken scheduled for Sunday.

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