Body found in pond on city’s northwest side prompts IMPD investigation

(Photo By Logan Jung)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The body of a man found dead in a pond on the northwest side of Indianapolis has prompted an investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Just after 3 p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to the 4600 block of Lynnfield Road where an adult male was found unresponsive in a pond. The Indianapolis Fire Department dive team was called shortly afterwards.

Indianapolis EMS pronounced the man deceased on the scene, police say. Homicide detectives responded to the scene and canvassed the area for witnesses. Police say the investigation is currently a death investigation, however, not a homicide.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been released and is pending next-of-kin notification.

The investigation into the death is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).

Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.  Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

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