Body found; searches continue for 2 missing men, boy


Officers in Tippecanoe County have found the body of kayaker Stephen Pitts, who was missing since Memorial Day, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The Monticello Fire Department found his body around 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, WLFI reported.


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a 31-year-old Indianapolis man who disappeared while swimming in a bay in Lake Monroe.

The body of William Snoddy was recovered by divers Sunday night in the Allen’s Creek Bay area. He wasn’t wearing a life jacket.

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Elsewhere, Indiana conservation officers are searching the Tippecanoe River in White County for 58-year-old Stephen Pitts, a kayaker who didn’t resurface Monday, just below the Norway Dam. In Indianapolis, the search continues for 52-year-old Terrence Williams, who’s missing in the White River.

Witnesses say they saw a man and a canoe floating in the river Sunday. The canoe and life jackets have been recovered.

Authorities still are searching for Owen Jones, a 4-year-old boy who was swept downstream last Thursday in Deer Creek in Carroll County.