Body recovered from Wabash River identified as Vincennes man

VINCENNES – The body recovered from the Wabash River has been identified as 53-year-old Renold D. Elp, of Vincennes. The cause of death is still under investigation. 

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after a body was discovered in the Wabash River Sunday afternoon in Knox County. 

At approximately 12:49 p.m., a fisherman called 911 to report discovering what he believed to be a body in the river. Indiana Conservation Officers responded and confirmed.

Indiana Conservation Officers, Vincennes Township Fire Department, and Washington Township Fire Department recovered the body.

Other agencies assisting include the Vincennes Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Knox County EMS, and Knox County Coroner’s Office.