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Body Of Missing Swimmer Located At Lake Monroe
Updated June 4, 2018 7:36 AM
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana Conservation Officers have located the body of 26-year-old Anup Thota.


At approximately 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening officers utilizing side scan sonar equipment and located Thota's body in approximately 15 feet of water. He was located near the area that he had been swimming from a boat.

Sunday morning officers began searching the reservoir using side-scan sonar as well as a underwater cameras.

The search was hampered by the large area the officers were having to search.

Thota was boating and swimming with co-workers on Monroe Reservoir on Friday evening. The friends were caught on the water when a storm squall passed over the area approximately 8:30 p.m. After it began raining, the victim's friends realized he was no longer on the surface of the water.

They immediately called 911 to get help to search for him.

Indiana Conservation Officers, Monroe County Dive Team, Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Perry-Clear Creek Fire Department all responded.

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