Body of Indiana man missing since February found in Wabash River in Illinois

Shane Porter, 36, went missing Feb. 8

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. - An Indiana man missing since February has been found dead in Illinois, police said.

The body of Shane R. Porter, 36, of Dugger, was recovered from the Wabash River near Patton, Ill., on April 1.

Porter was identified by a coroner using dental records, and his cause of death has been ruled drowning, pending toxicology results, police said.

Porter was last seen on the evening of Feb. 8, and his family reported him missing when he didn't show up for work later that night.

Just before 9 p.m. the same night, a man was seen swimming in the Wabash River in southern Vincennes.

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