BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — A dead body was recovered from a submerged vehicle after a local fisherman spotted it beneath the surface of a pond on Tuesday.
According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, the fisherman spotted the submerged vehicle in a pond near U.S. 52 and West 700 North, located northeast of Thorntown.
A DNR dive team extracted the vehicle and the body. Police said the deceased was a white male who was sitting in the driver’s seat.
Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities identified the man as 57-year-old Daniel Fastenau of Indianapolis.
The incident remains under investigation.