Officials identify female body found in White River

Case remains under investigation

FREEDOM, Ind. - A body that was discovered in the White River near Freedom, Ind. on Wednesday has been identified, officials said.

Officials identified the body as Jessica Thacker, 27, of Bloomington, Ind. on Saturday.

Thacker was a mother of five children, ranging in age from 2 to 9.

The Owen County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the deceased person in the water and officers met the fishermen who discovered the body at the scene.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Owen County Sheriff’s Department dispatch at (812) 829-4874, ext. 1.

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