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Death investigation underway after body found in lake

The Indiana State Police and Jennings County Sheriff’s Department have identified a body found in a lake near North Vernon on Saturday.
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The Indiana State Police and Jennings County Sheriff’s Department have identified a body found in a lake near North Vernon on Saturday.

The body of Jama D. Brown, 49, was discovered in the lake, which is located in the 1900 Block of East County Road 100 South, just south of Vernon, Indiana.

An autopsy determined that the cause of death was from drowning. Toxicology results are pending.

Foul play is not suspected in Brown's death.  

Investigators don't know how Brown ended up in the lake where she was found.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Sergeant Jim Blevins with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department at (812) 346-5111 or Detective Brent Miller with the Indiana State Police, Versailles Post at (812) 689-5000.

[source: Indiana State Police]