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Columbus police investigate after body found in lake

Posted at 3:54 PM, May 14, 2019

COLUMBUS — Columbus police have launched a death investigation after a body was found in a Bartholomew County lake on Tuesday.

According to a report from Columbus police, officers were notified around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday that a person was floating in a CERAland Park lake. The individual was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased person has not been identified, police said.

The Bartholomew County Death Investigation Team is conducting the investigation. The death investigation team is comprised of members from the Columbus Police Department, Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office, Indiana State Police, Bartholomew County Coroner's Office and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor's Office.

Additional details were not immediately available.