Indiana Conservation Officers have recovered the body of Robert L. Austin, 26, of Connersville, from the Whitewater River. A media release sent late in the evening of Tuesday, July 13, announced the discovery. Conservation officers have searched in recent days for a missing man in the vicinity of Mahan Park, commonly referred to as “Three-Mile Bridge,” near Highway 121 in Connersville. After receiving notification from Fayette County Dispatch at approximately 5:45 p.m. Thursday, July 8, conservation officers arrived on scene and discovered a vehicle and several articles belonging to Austin. The search was announced to media the evening of July 9.