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Saturday July 8th, 2017 :: 01:36 p.m. EDT
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Indiana Conservation Officers Locate Missing 8-Year Old in Brownsburg Pond (Hendricks County)

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Division of Law Enforcement    
 
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2748
 
 
For immediate release: July 8, 2017
 
Indiana Conservation Officers Locate Missing 8-Year Old in Brownsburg Pond (Hendricks County)

Brownsburg- Indiana Conservation Officers have recovered the body of Shalom Lawson, the missing 8-year old, that was reported missing yesterday afternoon in Brownsburg.  

Indiana Conservation Officers searched a nearby retention pond yesterday, but returned this morning to continue the search.  During the morning search, officers utilizing side scan sonar located what they believed to be the victim.  As divers were suiting up and preparing to enter the water, the body surfaced.  Indiana Conservation Officers were able to recover the victim at 10:27 a.m., the body was later confirmed to be Shalom Lawson.

Brownsburg Police Department will be heading up the investigation with Indiana Conservation Officers completing a drowning investigation.
 
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Media contact: Indiana Conservation Officer Jet Quillen, DNR Law Enforcement, (317) 903-1671

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Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 6
P.O. Box 282
Ninevah, IN 46146

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