MATTESON, Ill. (CBS) — A man was found dead in a pond in south suburban Matteson on Sunday, police said.
Police were called by a passerby who saw a body in the pond near Southwick Drive and Cicero Avenue, Matteson police Chief Michael Jones.
Officers and paramedics responded, swam out, and pulled the body of a 54-year-old man from the pond, Jones said.
The man had a fishing pack full of gear attached to his body, Jones said. Police were not releasing the man’s identity Sunday afternoon pending family notification.
Foul play is not suspected, and a death investigation has been launched, Jones said.