Missing teen’s body found in St. Marys River in Allen County

ALLEN CO. – The body of a teen that went missing in the St. Marys River in Fort Wayne was recovered by searchers at 10:08 a.m. Sunday, just downstream from where he went missing Saturday evening.

Responders were called to the 3900 block of Old Mill Road at 7:38 p.m. Saturday after a report of a person in the water.  Witnesses said the teen was wading in the area and was swept downstream before going under the surface of the water.

Responders searched the area until nightfall and resumed operations Sunday morning.

The teen was located by Indiana Conservation Officers using sonar and recovered by Fort Wayne Fire Department divers. 

The investigation is ongoing. Cause of death is pending autopsy results.

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