Officials find body in connection to missing man in northern Indiana

An Indiana Department of Natural Resources' conservation officer vehicle. (Photo Provided/Indiana Department of Natural Resources)

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Officials have located the body of a man they believe is the same man who went missing Thursday.

A local resident observed a body floating on the St. Joe River and called police.

Officials soon responded and recovered the body.

53-year-old Roberto Vasquez went missing in the area early Thursday.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department will be continuing with their investigation into the discovery.

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