Georgia trucker found dead in Indiana rest stop

| Thursday, July 11, 2002

Billy Wayne Bowling of McCaysville, GA, was found Monday in a tractor-trailer parked at a rest stop along Interstate 65. Indiana State Police were alerted to the scene by another trucker looking for Bowling.

Bowling had been driving for Suttles Truck Leasing of Georgia and had last been in contact with the company on Saturday. According to the (Lafayette) Journal and Courier, the trucking company had another driver in the area of the Wolcott Rest Park along I-65 in White County, Indiana. The driver located Bowling's rig and contacted authorities.

Bowling's body was found inside the cab slumped between the seats. An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death. Reportedly, authorities say they do not suspect foul play.

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