The missing Warsaw 12-year old who was the subject of a Silver Alert was found dead this afternoon in a heavily wooded area of Kosciusko County, the county sheriff's department said.
Ayden Elijah Adee's body was discovered about 12:15 p.m. near the intersection of County Roads 350 East and 500 South, the sheriff's department said in a statement.
There is no indication that foul play is involved, the statement said. The county coroner's office will determine the cause and manner of Ayden's death.
County fire departments, Lutheran EMS, Nappanee police and Indiana conservation officers provided assistance in the investigation and search, which began Thursday.