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75-year-old man dead after being pulled from north side pond

Posted at 6:25 PM, May 22, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man who was pulled from a pond on the city’s north side on Wednesday.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and crews with the Indianapolis Fire Department responded to the 5700 block of Northdale Lake Court just before 3:30 p.m. on reports of a person down in the water.


Divers located 75-year-old William Bracken and recovered him from the water. He was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

According to responders, Bracken fell into the water from a boat he was fishing in for an unknown reason.

According to IMPD, this incident is being treated as a death investigation with no foul play suspected.