(HANCOCK CO.) – Indiana Conservation Officers are conducting a death investigation after the body of a Greenfield man was recovered from a retention pond Monday evening.
Officers were called to the area of Cone Court and Longfellow Lane in Greenfield after a report of a person in the water.
Upon arrival, officers located the body of 87-year-old Charles Schrieber in 4 feet of water, near the shoreline.
His family had noticed Schreiber was missing from his home and began searching the immediate area. After a couple of hours, they located his body in the pond, around which he frequently walked.
The incident remains under investigation.
Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted on scene by the Hancock County Coroner’s Office, Greenfield Police Department, Greenfield Fire Territory, and Hancock County Emergency Operations Center Dispatch.