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Body found in pond near NW Indiana church: police

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Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a pond Wednesday morning in northwest Indiana.

About 11:30 a.m., volunteers at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 7667 E. 109th Ave. in Winfield, Indiana, noticed the male body in a pond on the church’s property, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office. Emergency crews then pulled the body from the pond.

The male has not been identified, and results of an autopsy were pending, the sheriff’s office said.

His death remains under investigation, the sheriff’s office said.