Update (2/27/23): The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Donald Bailey’s body was found in a pond on a property in northern Madison County on Feb. 26.

Bailey had been reported as a missing person on Jan. 24. The Madison County Coroner will conduct an autopsy in Anderson on Feb. 28.

The case remains under investigation.


GRANT COUNTY, Ind. — Authorities in Grant County are asking for the public’s help finding Donald E. Bailey.

The sheriff’s office said based on cellular technology, Bailey’s last known location was south of State Road 26 in the Grant and Madison County area.

  • Grant County authorities seek help finding missing man

“We have been conducting follow-ups and have had our K9s out searching for Mr. Bailey by tracking scents, but we have yet to find him,” said the Grant County Sheriff’s Office in a Facebook post.

Anyone with information related to Bailey’s whereabouts is asked to contact GCSO’s detectives division or Crime Stoppers at www.p3tips.com or 800-222-8477(TIPS).