White County coroner confirms identity of body pulled from Tippecanoe River.

Indiana Conservation Officers were notified that a boater located a body on the Tippecanoe River near Arrow Point Ct. in White County Tuesday.

Posted: Jun 27, 2018 3:30 PM
Updated: Jun 27, 2018 4:32 PM

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Indiana Conservation Officers were notified that a boater located a body on the Tippecanoe River near Arrow Point Ct. in White County Tuesday. That location is about six miles downstream from where witnesses reported seeing 37-year-old Michael Bane disappear under water. Bane hadn’t been seen since he was seen struggling to swim, early Sunday morning.

Related: Department of Natural Resources officially in 'search mode'

The White County coroner is now confirming that the body pulled from the river is Bane. Tuesday night, the family confirmed photographs of tattoos from the recovered body matched those of Michael Bane.

Related: Officials release possible name, photo of missing person in Tippecanoe River

The White County Coroner is still determining the official cause of death.

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