Body of missing Carmel man found in Putnam County

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Police said 49-year-old John Schlieper has been found dead. According to Carmel police, officials in Putnam County notified them of the development.

Schlieper hadn’t been seen since Saturday.


CARMEL, Ind. – Carmel police are asking for the public’s help with locating a missing man.

John Schlieper, 49, was last seen at his girlfriend’s home on July 2, 2016 at 6 a.m. He has not been seen or heard from since. Police say he’s been struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts.

Schlieper is around six feet tall, and he weighs approximately 245 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black polo shirt and black shorts.

Police say they found his car near Lieber State Park in Putnam County, but they have not been able to locate him.

Please call police at 317-571-2500 if you have any info.

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