DEERFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — A body was pulled from a retention pond in north suburban Deerfield on Friday.
Around 8 a.m., police responded to the 400 block of Kelburn Road in the Coramandel subdivision – a group of condo buildings ringing several retention ponds in Deerfield.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Frost Advisory Along And North Of I-88
A man’s body was pulled from a pond at the subdivision a short time later
Officers surrounded the body as the Lake County Coroner’s office arrived on the scene with a stretcher to take him away for an autopsy.READ MORE: Plan For High-Rise Development Has Some Oak Park Residents Fired Up
One neighbor said he thinks the pond is at least 6 feet deep. He was surprised to see so many cops outside his home.
“Just heard a lot of police, a lot of sirens go on, and I looked outside, and there was a swarm of ambulances, firemen, I think as well, and policeman out there,” Steve Katz said. “Never seen that in this community, ever. Sixteen years here, never seen it.”MORE NEWS: ONLY ON 2: Mother Speaks After 7-Year-Old Griffith, Indiana Boy Was Run Over By Car; He Remains Hospitalized
Police could not provide further details of how the man ended up in the pond, but said foul play was not suspected.