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Search for wakesurfer in Steuben County ends with his body found

STEUBEN COUNTY, IN (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The search for a missing wakesurfer in Steuben County has ended.

Indiana Conservation Officers recovered the body of 20-year-old John I. Adams of Lake Forest, IL.

Adams went missing in Clear Lake Thursday June 27.

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Conservation officers used a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) sonar unit to locate the victim.

A diver with the Conservation team found Adams 56 feet below water.

The exact cause of death will be determined by the coroner at a later time.

Kaitlyn Kendall

Kaitlyn Kendall anchors ABC21 news at 5 and is the chief investigative reporter for the stations Digging Deeper team.

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