Authorities investigating after body found in Madison Co. creek

A body was found in Madison County creek on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (Provided Photo/Madison County EMA)

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Crews are investigating after a man’s body was discovered in a Madison County creek.

The incident happened at the Fall Creek, near County Road 650 West, just southwest of Pendleton in Madison County.

According to the Madison County EMA, dispatch initially received a call about someone possibly falling into a creek just before 11 p.m. Tuesday evening.

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, after searching the area the victim’s body was located approximately 100 yards down river from the point of entry.

Witnesses say the man was acting suspiciously before he entered the water.

An autopsy is currently underway.

At this point it is unclear how the man ended up in the water. However, police do not suspect foul play.

The incident remains under investigation.

EMA is also reminding people to stay away from rivers and creeks and that while water may have gone down, currents are still very fast right now.

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