2 dead after severe storm hits campground (Owen County)

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Law Enforcement

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

402 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


For immediate release: April 1, 2023


2 dead after severe storm hits campground (Owen County)

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after the bodies of a Rossville couple were located at the campground at McCormick’s Creek State Park.

The victims have been identified as Brett Kincaid, 53, and Wendy Kincaid, 47, both of Rossville, Indiana. 

Late last night, severe storms hit the area of McCormick’s Creek State Park in Owen County causing severe damage to the area, specifically the campground.  Immediately following the storm and throughout today, responders searched the area attempting to confirm everyone was able to reach safety. 

After being notified of two campers being unaccounted for, additional searches of the property were conducted and the bodies of the victims were discovered.

This incident is under investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available. 



Media Contact:  Capt. Jet Quillen, DNR Law Enforcement, 317-903-1671