You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Mobile home fire sends 1 to hospital
    A fire at a mobile home this afternoon sent one person to the hospital.  Fort Wayne firefighters were called to the home, 5716 Kelso Lane, just before 1:30 p.
  • Help sought in identifying robbery suspects
    The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for help in identifying two people who are suspected of robbing the Sparky Mart BP station, 4935 Bluffton Road.
  • Stun gun used as mom flees police
    With her young children yelling “Stop, mommy,” police chasing Paris Laramore eventually had to use a stun gun against her, they said.
Advertisement

Missing ice fisher in Noble County found dead

The body of an ice fisher was found in Chain O' Lakes State Park in Noble County after the fisher went missing Sunday night, according to a statement from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Indiana Conservation Officer divers recovered the body of Douglas W. Haigwood, 43, of Kimmel in Mud Lake at 3:32 p.m. on Monday.

Haigwood was reported missing by a friend after he went ice fishing at 10 p.m. Sunday night and didn't return, the statement said. Officers located his fishing gear on the ice but were unable to locate the fisherman until this afternoon.

With recent warm temperatures, ice conditions are deteriorating rapidly on local lakes and ponds, making them dangerous, the statement said. Conservation Officers encourage everyone to avoid the ice for any reason.

Advertisement