Columbus police find body of missing IN woman

Justin Greene
March 6, 2017

When they arrived on the scene, officers found Watts' auto running with the flashers on and the passenger door open. Police found Watts' body on the sandbar in the Flatrock River around 8:30 a.m.

At the time of Watts initial disappearance, her sister in law, Jenn Watts Barrie took to Facebook, where she implored the community for assistance while explaining how her sister and her husband had been planning on flying to Washington, D.C., before disappearing.

Her vehicle was found running in a neighborhood of Columbus, Indiana, near her parents' house. According to ABC affiliate WRTV Indianapolis, Watts was reported missing at around 5 p.m. on Friday, and shortly before that, officers located her vehicle.

"We would certainly encourage the public if they saw Jacqueline, her vehicle or anything that looks suspicious to contact the Columbus Police Department", Columbus Police Department's Lt. Matt Harris said.

Authorities indicated that Watts was dropping off pets at a relatives' house and hadn't been heard from since.


Jackie Kleine Watts never made it home to meet her husband for their trip.

The bodies of 13-year-olds Liberty German and Abigail Williams were found near a creek in northern in after they had been reported missing on Monday February 13, 2017. An autopsy of Watts is scheduled for Monday, and after that, the police will release her official cause of death. No suspects have been announced in this case.

Is the death of Jacqueline Watts somehow correlated to that of Carroll County, Indiana teens, Abigail Williams (left) and Liberty German (right)?

While the investigation is now ongoing, an autopsy has been officially scheduled for Monday. Police have declined to reference the specific claim. She was last seen wearing black stretch trousers and a gray shirt.

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