Jackson County man’s body found in pond

Troopers are investigating the death of a Jackson County man whose body was found Saturday in a Washington County pond.

According to Indiana State Police reports, troopers and Washington County deputies were called to the pond on private property in northern Washington County at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon after a resident reported a body was found.

Rescue workers recovered the body of 32-year-old Jesse J. Acton at the edge of the pond. State police divers searched the pond for any items that might be related to the case.

State police say an autopsy was performed Sunday morning through the Washington County Coroner’s Office, but no cause of death has been identified.

Photo courtesy of Indiana State Police