News Sections
Audio
Edgewood Woman's Body Recovered From Cataract Falls
Updated May 31, 2016 6:04 AM
 Print    Archive    RSS

(SPENCER) - 32-year-old Autumn McCreery of Edgewood was pronounced dead today after she was swimming and did not resurface at the Cataract Falls.

Witnesses say McCreery was swimming when she disappeared beneath the surface. The area has multiple signs prohibiting swimming where the incident took place.

A friend of McCreery called 911 at 2:39 p.m. Indiana Conservation Officers responded to the scene and recovered the victim at 3:43 p.m.

CPR was administered on site.

Indiana Conservation Officers are conducting an investigation on the incident but no foul play is suspected at this time.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Based on witness statements from McCreery's friends it appears alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the incident..

Responding agencies include: Owen County Sheriff's Department, Cataract Township Fire Department, and Owen County Ambulance Service.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback