Missing New Baden man's body found in Kaskaskia River - KMOV.com

Missing New Baden man's body found in Kaskaskia River

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CLINTON COUNTY, IL (KMOV.com) – Police in Clinton County have ended their search for a New Baden man who dove into the Kaskaskia River Saturday night.

According to police, 26-year-old Joshua Toennies’s body was recovered Monday morning roughly a half a mile from where he was reported missing.

He was last seen Saturday around 8:30 p.m. south of Illinois at the New Memphis Station. The coroner believes Toennies injured himself while jumping off a boat.

The Clinton County Coroner has ruled the death a drowning.

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