UPDATE: Police say missing man's body found in St. Joseph County

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A day's search for a missing area man is now over. Elkhart County Sheriff's Department officials say that the body of 53-year-old Robert Vasquez was recovered from the St. Joseph River Saturday morning.

Vazquez had been missing since Thursday when his abandoned car was found on the Ash Road Bridge over the river.

Police say they do not believe foul play is a factor in the case.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police are asking for your help finding a missing man.

53-year-old Roberto Vazquez hasn't been seen since early Thursday morning.

His car was found abandoned in Elkhart County near the bridge on Ash Road north of County Road 16.

Police and the DNR have conducted several searches of the area and St. Joseph River. They haven't found any signs of him.

Vazquez is 5’5” ft., weighing about 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Roberto Vazquez is asked to contact the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department at (574) 533-4151 or by leaving an anonymous tip at

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