Body Found in Cave Identified as Kevin Eve; Cause of Death Revealed

February 7, 2012 / Indiana, United States, North America
Caver Kevin Eve of Georgetown, Indiana

Photo via WDRB.com

The Crawford County Coroner has confirmed that the body found in Indiana’s Breathing Hole Cave is that of 25-year-old Kevin Eve.

Five months after heading to Harrison-Crawford State Forest to go exploring, his body has been recovered.

Results from the autopsy earlier today concluded that Eve, a veteran of the Iraq war, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

“It appears all the evidence is suggesting that Kevin Eve’s trip to the cave that day in October was a planned effort to end his own life. There were no signs of struggle or entrapment at the scene,” – Kevin Milner, Indiana Conservation Officer

The family has requested privacy during this difficult time.

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