Conservation Officers Recover Missing Man’s Body from Big Walnut Creek

Indiana Conservation Officers have found and recovered the body of Robert Sims, 27, of Fillmore at Big Walnut Creek. The events that lead to the death of Sims started Saturday, September 17th at approximately 7:30 p.m when Sims and an unidentified friend went kayaking at Big Walnut Creek. Sometime during the recreational activity both of their kayaks capsized. The unidentified friend was able to recover and make it back to shore however Sims was unable to. The friend had to travel approximately a half hour before he was able to reach a residence and call the local authorities. This call to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office resulted in a 5 day search for Robert Sims.

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