Body of missing Seymour man found near Muscatatuck River

WASHINGTON CO. – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the body of Harold L. Wilson, 89, of Seymour after he was discovered by fishermen outside of Little York in Washington County Thursday.   

The fishermen saw Wilson’s body along a small tributary adjoining the Muscatatuck River, and Wilson’s car was found a short distance away, near State Road 39.  

Harold Wilson

Indiana State Police divers recovered Wilson’s body shortly before 6 p.m. Wilson was the subject of a Silver Alert issued by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department on April 19.

An autopsy is scheduled for later today to determine cause of death. No foul play is suspected at this time. 

Other assisting agencies at the scene included the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Washington County EMS, and the Gibson Township Fire Department.