Body found in Rock River identified as Jordan White

Published: Jan. 1, 2017 at 6:12 PM CST
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Updated: January 2, 2017

JANESVILLE. WI (WIFR) -- The body of the man found dead in the Rock River has been identified as 23-year old Jordan White.

The Dane County Coroner confirmed in an autopsy the identity, saying there were no signs of external trauma.

White went missing on November 8 after he told his family he was going to vote, but never returned home.

Police are investigating the cause of White's death.


JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- A boater finds a body in the Rock River in Janesville on New Years Day.

Police say they were called around 3pm Sunday. They say the body was partially submerged in the river off what would be the 1400 block of Afton Rd.

Investigators say the body appears to be an adult male, however they have not identified the man.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday at 12:30pm.