Investigators believe body found in Marshall cornfield, suspicious vehicle nearby linked

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MARSHALL, Wis. - Police are investigating a body found in a Dane County cornfield Thursday morning.

The Marshall Police Department said officers were investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle at the Evergreen Village Mobile Home park when officers received a report of a body found nearby on Fir Lane.

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The body was discovered in a cornfield at 10:20 a.m., officials said.

Police said the suspicious vehicle report and the discovery of the body appear to be linked.

Marshall School District Administrator Dan Grady told News 3 the high school was put on a soft lockdown Thursday morning. The soft lockdown means students continue class as usual but are not let outside the building.