Retired teacher from Kankakee County missing since Sunday

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Daniel A. Jarski

GRANT PARK, Ill. — The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a retired teacher.

Daniel A. Jarski, 62, was last seen Sunday, Sept. 9 in rural Grant Park, Ill. When he hadn’t returned home by late afternoon, his family began to worry. It was not known where he was headed or with whom.

His vehicle was found in a hunting area near the Kankakee River, but authorities don’t believe he went there to hunt. Police say there’s no evidence of foul play.

Jarski taught science at Andrew High School in Tinley Park for 23 years, and is married with three children.

The Jarski family organized a search party that began searching for Daniel along the Kankakee River Thursday morning.

If you have any information regarding Daniel’s whereabouts, please contact your local police department or Detective Brady Bertrand at (815) 802-7159.

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