UPDATED 8-27-20 – The Jay County Sheriff’s Office search ended yesterday in finding a missing Portland man dead, Christopher Jackson (36). Jackson had been missing since Sunday.

Yesterday, after asking for volunteers to help search for Jackson, his body was found.

The following appeared on the Jay County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page –

The Jay County Sheriff’s Office and the Jackson family would like to thank every department and every volunteer for their dedicated assistance for the last couple of days. It’s good to live in a community where people care and are willing to assist those in need. Sincerely Sheriff Dwane Ford

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: (8-26-20) The Jay County Sheriff’s Department ((260) 726-8188) is asking anyone who is available to help search for a missing person is asked to report to Loblolly Marsh on county road 250 W North of State Road 18 near Bryant, IN. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring sunscreen as high temperatures today are forecast in the low 90’s with heat indexes in the upper 90’s.