Man goes missing while tubing the Kishwaukee River July 23
Online Staff Report
Jonathan Anthony Williams, 25, is missing. He was last seen Saturday, July 23, during the evening hours while tubing on the Kishwaukee River with a friend.
Williams had entered the river with his friend at approximately 3 p.m. near Bauman Park in Cherry Valley. They both had a tube, along with a third tube with a cooler.
At some point, they separated, and the friend exited the river near Kishwaukee Forest Preserve, after he lost sight of Williams.
Williams was reported missing later that night by family and friends.
A search of the Kishwaukee River has been conducted by air and boat (Cherry Valley Fire Department boat) and there was no sign of Williams or his tube, which was described as red and yellow.
Anyone with information about Williams is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police Detective Bureau at (815) 319-6400.
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