Body pulled from Lake Shafer identified

The White County Coroners Office identified the body as that of missing Monticello man

Posted: Apr 10, 2018 11:37 AM
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 7:04 PM

MONTICELLO, Ind. (WLFI) — Officials have identified the body that was pulled from Lake Shafer Tuesday morning.

According to the White County Coroners Office, the body was identified as that of Daniel Lipps, age 34 of Monticello, Indiana. 

Related: White County Sheriff's Office searching for missing Monticello man

Around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, White County Communications Center received a 911 call of a report of a body in Lake Shafer across from Tall Timbers Marina. A person fishing on the east side of Lake Shafer, just south of Tall Timbers Marina had discovered a dead body floating in the lake and called 911.

Emergency responders from the White County Sheriff's Department, Monticello Fire Department, and Indiana Conservation Department responded to the location. The body was recovered from the lake.

White County Deputy Coroner Tony Diebel arrived on location and transported the body to the White County Morgue in Monticello.

This story will be updated.

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