The Bond County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a missing person this Friday morning around 5:30 a.m. The victim, later identified as 50-year-old Jay Rinderer of Pierron was last seen Thursday around 5:30 p.m. Friends located Rinderer’s truck parked at a residence in rural Pocahontas later Thursday night and called authorities when they were unable to locate him.
At approximately 7:15 Friday morning, sheriff’s deputies located the body of Jay Rinderer in a nearby pond.
State Police were contacted to assist in the crime scene investigation.
The Bond County Sheriff’s Office and Bond County Coroner continue to investigate the death of Jay Rinderer, however no foul play is suspected.