Sheriff’s deputies and water rescue personnel responded to the scene and began search and rescue operations. At approximately 4:30am, water rescue personnel from Perry Township Fire Dept. and Marrs Township Fire Department (Posey County) were able to locate the body a short distance downstream.
The name of the deceased is being withheld from release at this time pending the notification of the decedent’s family.
VANDERBURGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
JULY 12, 2014
UPDATE 2:00 p.m. July 12, 2014:
The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man who drowned early this morning. The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Ernest Weaver of Newburgh, Indiana.