WARSAW — The body of 12-year-old Ayden Elijah Adee, who had been missing since 9:30 p.m., Wednesday night, Feb. 19 has been found.
The body was found at approximately 12:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in a heavily wooded area near the intersection of CR 350E and CR 500S, police said.
A statewide Silver Alert had been issued Thursday afternoon in hopes of finding him.
A spokesman for the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s office said deputies and Indiana Conservation officers searched the Sellers Lake area throughout the day on Thursday, Feb. 20.
The boy recently transferred to the Whitko School district.
At this time, there is no indication that foul play is involved.
The Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the scene and will be the point of contact for the cause and manner of death.
Assisting in the investigation and search were the following: representatives from fire departments throughout the county, Lutheran EMS, Nappanee Police Department and Indiana Conservation Officers. The American Red Cross supplied refreshments and food, donated by McDonald’s, at the scene.