Indiana Conservation Officers Search for Missing Columbus Man

Indiana Conservation Officers Search for Missing Columbus Man


Due to the low light conditions on Thursday evening, Indiana Conservation Officers have suspended the search for Keygan Matlock. 

The search will resume Friday at 8:00 a.m. 

Indiana Conservation Officers and the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for a missing Columbus man.

Matlock, 26, of Columbus, last had communication with friends and family yesterday morning at approximately 10:30 a.m.  During these conversations, Matlock spoke of kayaking the Driftwood or Flatrock Rivers near Columbus. 

Authorities were contacted early this morning when he failed to return home.  His kayak is also missing from the home.

Indiana Conservation Officers are requesting the public’s assistance with any information leading to the whereabouts of Matlock.  Matlock is 5’8’ tall and weighs 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last known to be in the Tannehill Trailer Park area and is believed to be wearing a bright yellow coat with a black and yellow stocking cap.  He could also be with a blue/black/yellow kayak.

If you have any information, please contact Indiana Conservation Officer Dispatch at 812-837-9536.

Indiana Conservation Officers are being assisted in the search by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office and the Indiana State Police.