On the evening of July 20, 2015, Justin Lowe was pronounced officially missing, and search efforts had been put into place in order to find him. Nothing had been found of Lowe other than his car which was found deserted on the side of a road. Lowe was found dead by a hiker on July 21, 2015, directly underneath the Wisconsin side of the Arcola High Bridge. Authorities state that his death was likely due to an accidental fall, rather than a suicide.