Day Five: Search continues for man that jumped in the Wabash River

Witnesses say a man in his mid-20's with long hair jumped into the river near Fairbanks Park around 6:00 on Wednesday night.

Posted: Feb 18, 2019 4:36 PM
Updated: Feb 18, 2019 6:04 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - We are on day number five since a man jumped into the Wabash River in Terre Haute.

Since then, crews have combed the water looking for any sign of the man.

No names will be released until a body is recovered.

LINK | CONSERVATION OFFICERS CONTINUE SEARCH DAYS AFTER MAN JUMPS INTO WABASH RIVER

Authorities do say they believe they know who they are searching for.

Witnesses say a man in his mid-20's with long hair jumped into the river near Fairbanks Park around 6:00 on Wednesday night.

With river levels going down, authorities say search efforts will be scaled back.

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