Death investigation underway after body found in lake in Jennings Co.

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NORTH VERNON, Ind. (April 16, 2016)– Police are investigating after a body was found in a lake in the 1900 Block of East County Road 100 South, just south of Vernon, Indiana.

Around 4 p.m. Saturday, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene after a caller reported spotting a body in a nearby lake. Indiana State Police detectives also responded.

The victim was identified as Jama D. Brown, 49, of North Vernon, Indiana.  The victim’s family has been notified.

The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Jim Blevins with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department at (812)346-5111 or Detective Brent Miller with the Indiana State Police, Versailles Post at (812)689-5000.

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