The Bartholomew County Coroner’s office has released the identity of the adult male found in a Ceraland Park lake on Tuesday.
The individual was identified as Timothy C. Duckworth, 22, of Columbus, according to Bartholomew County Coroner Clayton Nolting.
A Ceraland park employee discovered the body floating in the lake at about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday and notified Columbus police, who activated the Bartholomew County Death Investigation Team. The team is made up of Columbus police, Bartholomew County Sheriff deputies, Indiana State Police, the county coroner’s office and the prosecutor’s office.
Bartholomew County Prosecutor Bill Nash, who is the spokesman for the death investigation team, said Thursday that Duckworth’s death is being investigated as a “suspicious death.”
“If there are circumstances where foul play could be suspected, and since