Police confirm body found in pond is missing Lawrence woman

Karen Glass, 75, was last seen crossing 79th Street on the northeast side Wednesday night. (Photo: Lawrence Police Department)

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WTHR) — Authorities confirm a body found in a pond is a Lawrence woman who was reported missing Wednesday night.

Lawrence police began searching for Karen Glass, who suffers from dementia, early Thursday morning. Police found the body in a pond near Stratfield Drive shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday afternoon, they confirmed it was Glass.

Police say Glass was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday crossing 79th Street near Oaklandon Road on the city's northeast side and was almost hit by a car.

The Lawrence Police Department, Lawrence Fire Department, Indianapolis Metro Police Department and Indianapolis Fire Department all assisted in the search.

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