A man accused of dumping a body at a town of Beloit elementary school will not be charged, the Rock County district attorney has decided.
The body of Dustin A. Grice, 29, of Beloit was found behind Townview Elementary School on May 19.
Town of Beloit police at the time said they suspected Grice died of an opioid overdose. There were no indications of any suspicious trauma on the body, the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department said.
A spokeswoman for the DA’s office said Tuesday that notes in the case file call the incident a tragic overdose.
The notes indicate intent to hide the body can’t be proved and that the body was not concealed, the spokeswoman said.
Corey T. Sandoval, 26, of New Mexico was arrested the night of May 19 on a tentative charge of failing to aid a victim.
Grice and Sandoval knew each other and had been at a residence in Beloit that day, police said.
Surveillance video from the school at 2442 W. County Q showed a pickup truck entering school grounds at 6 p.m. that Saturday, police said.
Video footage from the school led police to identify the truck, and that led them to an address in Janesville where the pickup truck was found.
Rock County Jail records indicate Sandoval was released May 20.