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Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 3
Wednesday September 12th, 2018 :: 06:25 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Subject Missing in Sugar Creek (Montgomery County)

DNR News            
Division of Law Enforcement    
 
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748
 
For immediate release: 09/12/2018
 
Subject Missing in Sugar Creek
 
Update 9/12/2018: Indiana Conservation Officers located a body in Sugar Creek this afternoon approximately a mile and a half downstream of the Creekside Lodge Restaurant. 
 
The recovery was made by Indiana Conservation Officers, Crawfordsville Fire Department, Crawfordsville Police Department, and the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
 
The Montgomery County Coroner has identified the body as Luke Clark, 26, of Perrysville.  No foul play is suspected at this time.  An autopsy is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning in Terre Haute.
 
Luke was reported as a missing person to the Crawfordsville Police Department yesterday afternoon by his employer.
 
Update 9/11/2018: Search efforts have been suspended for this evening.  The search will resume at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.  Any new developments in this investigation will be shared through Nixle.
 
Update 9/10/2018: Search efforts have been suspended for this evening.  The search will resume at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.  Any new developments in this investigation will be shared through Nixle.

Update: Rescue crews have suspended the search for the missing subject due to darkness.  The search will resume tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m.  Updates will be sent out through Nixle.
 
(Crawfordsville) – Indiana Conservation Officers and the Crawfordsville Police Department are investigating the disappearance of an unknown male subject in Sugar Creek in the area of the Creekside Lodge Restaurant in Crawfordsville.
 
At approximately 2:35 p.m., multiple witnesses stated a male subject in his mid-30’s was in Sugar Creek floating by the restaurant yelling for help.  The subject went under the water and was last seen just off the bank of the restaurant property.
 
Conservation Officers and the Crawfordsville Fire Department are currently searching the creek by boat downstream of the restaurant. 
 
Anyone with information on the identity of the subject above should contact the Indiana Conservation Officers Central Dispatch Center at (812) 837-9536.
 
Agencies assisting on the scene included the Crawfordsville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County EMA, and the Crawfordsville Fire Department.   
 
                                                                       
Media contact: Sgt. Blaine R. Gillan, DNR Law Enforcement, (765) 427-8338
 

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Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 3
4112 Indiana 225
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-567-7859

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