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Boy finds body in northwestern Indiana pond

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GARY, Ind. -- Authorities say a boy out fishing found a man's body in a northwestern Indiana pond.

The Lake County coroner's office identified the man as 40-year-old Anthony Morales of Gary but said the cause of his death wasn't immediately determined.

The Times of Munster reports ( the boy told Lake County sheriff's officers he was fishing at a pond in an unincorporated area just outside Gary when he spotted something under the water. After he saw that it was a body, he ran and told his mother.

People who had been swimming and fishing in the area a day earlier told investigators they didn't see the body Saturday.


Information from: The Times,

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