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Person Found Dead in Car in Plainfield Retention Pond

The car was found in a pond in a residential neighborhood on the city's west side.

UPDATE: Police believe a man found dead inside of a truck in a retention pond was the victim of a “tragic accident.”

The Plainfield Police Department has identified the man as 45-year-old Bryan Holder of Plainfield.

 

***Original Story***

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — One person was found dead inside a vehicle found in a retention pond in Plainfield Sunday morning.

According to Plainfield Fire Department public information officer Brent Anderson, a tactical team was called to the area of Newberry Road and Fieldstone Lane before 10 a.m. on reports of a possible vehicle in a retention pond.

The pond is located in a residential neighborhood on the city’s west side.

Plainfield Deputy Chief Joe Aldridge told News 8 that emergency crews were called to the area because of a set of tire tracks that were found going into the pond.

Divers found one person deceased inside a Toyota Tundra in the pond.

Plainfield Police identified the man as 45 year-old Bryan Holder of Plainfield.

The Hendricks County Coroner's Office has not released the official cause and manner of death. 

The investigation is ongoing, but police do believe it to be a "tragic accident." 

(Photo by WISH-TV.)

 

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