Man Died of Accidental Drowning


The body of a man was found in the Yellow River Thursday evening.

An autopsy to find the cause of death was conducted Friday. The preliminary cause of death is accidental drowning.

Kayakers notified the Plymouth Police Department on Thursday evening that they found a body in the Yellow River by Oakhill Avenue in Plymouth. The deceased man was recovered by the effort of officers from the Plymouth Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana Conservation officers, Plymouth Fire Department, and the Marshall County Coroner.

The Plymouth Police Department had received a report of a missing 61-year-old man on Wednesday, June 18. The person making the report to police said the man was last seen on Monday, June 16 at noon.

The name of the man will not be released pending further investigation.