Missing kayaker from Putnam County found dead

The agency says this kayak was located Sunday downstream from where Simms was last seen. (Provided Photo/Indiana DNR)
The agency says this kayak was located Sunday downstream from where Simms was last seen. (Provided Photo/Indiana DNR)

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A man who went missing while kayaking on Big Walnut Creek has been found dead.

27-year-old Robert Sims of Fillmore was found Thursday morning.

Indiana Conservation Officers found his body about 3/4 of a mile from where he was last seen on Saturday night.

No foul play is suspected.

A preliminary autopsy report said Sims died an accidental death consistent with drowning.

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