Tiffin Police Department finds missing man

Sheriff’s Office, drone team assisted in search

TIFFIN, Ohio – March 17, 2022 – Thursday morning, law enforcement from Tiffin Police Department and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office found the body of a man who had been missing on the banks of the Sandusky River. TPD is conducting the investigation, and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called in to conduct a thorough investigation of the scene.

Joseph Collingsworth, 35, of Milan, had been last seen at 3 a.m. March 12. At that time, he had left his girlfriend’s home in Tiffin without any shoes and said he was going on a walk.

TPD, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and the regional drone team, a partnership of TPD, Fostoria Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office, conducted the search Thursday morning.

Officers from TPD have notified next of kin.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone that may have information is asked to contact the Tiffin Police Department at (419) 447-2323.