PORTER COUNTY, IN. (THECOUNT) — The body of, Jacob Sandy, the kayaker missing May 18 from South Bend, has been recovered.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources officials confirmed Wednesday they found the body of Sandy.


Sandy’s body was discovered around 7 a.m. about a quarter-mile east of Porter Beach, DNR officials, reports WNDU.

His family has been notified.

Sandy, an accountant who went missing Saturday, May 18, had last been seen near the water near Indiana Dunes National Park.

On Sunday night, officials said they had possession of what they believed was his kayak.

Geo quick facts: Porter County is a county in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 164,343. The county seat is Valparaiso. This county is part of Northwest Indiana as well as the Chicago metropolitan area. Porter County is the site of the Indiana Dunes, an area of ecological significance – Wikipedia.

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