For Immediate Release


Recovered Missing Person

Date: 6/8/2022

Location: 1700 Woodland Xing/Pond

Time: 5:06pm


The Fort Wayne Police Department has been actively investigating the missing person case involving Steven Clemmer since June 4th, Saturday when the incident was reported.  Steven went missing around 6pm, June 3rd and was last seen in the area of 1500 Seven Lake Ct. The Fort Wayne Police Dept. utilized all resources available and requested additional resources in an attempt to locate Steven Clemmer.  Unfortunately, Steven was located deceased, in the pond behind 9600 Hera Ct. June 8th around 5pm.   

The agencies that assisted in the rescue attempt were: Indiana Search and Response Team, DNR, and the Fire Department Water Rescue Team. The FWPD deployed the Air Support Team (drones) in concert with the Indiana Search and Response Team (all volunteer) which utilized 7 trail and human remain detection dogs over the course of the search.   The Fire Department Water Rescue Team also aggressively searched the ponds in that area. 

The Allen County Coroner’s Office will release the cause and manner of death.  This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, Prosecutor’s Office, and the Coroner’s Office.