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Search underway for missing 5-year-old Ohio boy with autism Staff




UPDATE: The remains of Isaac Schroeder were discovered Thursday, May 28 in a log jam along the bank of the Auglaize River, south of Road R, about three-quarters of a mile downstream from his home, according to Capt. Brad Brubaker, of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.

Original Story:

PUTNAM COUNTY, Ohio — A search is underway for a missing Putnam County 5-year-old boy.

Authorities say Isaac Schroeder was last seen around 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.

He was wearing only underwear at the time.

Isaac is autistic. Multiple search and rescue crews have been deployed to the area of Fort Jennings to search for Isaac, including members of the Ft. Jennings Fire Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, and several county fire department crews.

Life Flight has also been brought in to search from the air.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office at (419) 523-3208.

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