Man drowns in LaGrange County lake

Investigation "very active and ongoing"

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A body was found in a channel near a public access site of a northwest LaGrange County lake Monday afternoon.

According to a release from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department, around 3:30 p.m. Monday, the LaGrange County Communications Center received a 911 call from someone who reportedly spotted a body in a channel near the public access site of Stone Lake. The lake sits just south of the Indiana-Michigan border near the Indiana Toll Road.

Detectives and deputies arrived and confirmed a dead person was found. Investigators, along with Indiana State Police and Department of Natural Resources officials, were at the scene until 8 p.m. Monday, police said.

Early Wednesday, police identified the victim as 54-year-old David Killian of Shipshewana. An investigation showed that Killian drown. After saying Tuesday the investigation was “very active,” on Wednesday police said they did not suspect foul play.

No other information was available.