Body of 2-year-old boy recovered from northern Indiana creek

October 1, 2022 GMT

MONON, Ind. (AP) — The body of a 2-year-old boy has been recovered from a northern Indiana creek, the state Department of Natural Resources says.

White County emergency dispatchers received a 911 call around 5 p.m. Friday about an unresponsive child who was pulled from Big Monon Creek in the White County town of Monon, about 85 miles (137 kilometers) northwest of Indianapolis, the department said.

Lifesaving efforts were made at the scene before the boy was transported to IU Health White Memorial Hospital in Monticello, where he was pronounced dead, the department said.

This incident is under investigation and the cause of death is undetermined pending autopsy results.