Body found in lake at CERAland

Columbus Police are investigating after a body was found in a lake at CERAland Park Tuesday morning. Authorities say that officers were notified at approximately 11:20 a.m., that a person was seen floating in a lake.

Authorities say that the adult body has not yet been identified. The Bartholomew County Death Investigation Team is conducting the investigation. The team is made up of CPD, the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police, the Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office, and the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office.

Investigators are trying to determine if the body belongs to a local man who’s been missing since early this month. Timothy Duckworth, 22, was last seen inside Ceraland in the early morning hours of May 4th.

Indiana State Police issued a silver alert for Duckworth. He is described as a white male standing 5’8″ tall with brown hair and brown eyes.

We will have more details as they become available.