The Journal Gazette
Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:01 am

Steuben sheriff holds man in slaying

Suspect detained on DeKalb warrant

JAMIE DUFFY | The Journal Gazette

The Steuben County sheriff's office has identified a person of interest in the homicide of a 36-year-old man. 

Steven M. Restemayer, 30, of Coldwater, Michigan, was found in a camper next to a residence in the 5700 block of N. County Road 675 East, where the body of Daniel Sheets was found.

Sheets, found in the garage area, had been reported missing Wednesday and hadn't been seen since July 23, according to a release from Steuben County Sheriff Rodney L. Robinson. 

The residence had also been involved in a fire July 24, but that was not the cause of Sheets' death, according to the release. The cause and manner of Sheet's death were not included in the release. 

Restemayer was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant from DeKalb County for failure to appear on a charge of carrying a handgun without a license, the release said. 

No further details were given. The homicide investigation is being conducted by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department and the Indiana State Police.

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