Authorities are working to identify a person whose body was found in a rural Cowley County pond this afternoon.
Around 1:50 p.m., a property owner in northern Cowley County discovered what they believed to be a deceased person in their pond. The Cowley County Sheriff’s Dept., with the assistance of the Winfield Fire Department recovered the deceased body from the water.
At this time the body has not been positively identified and the case is still under investigation.
The deceased is being transported to the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center in Wichita for an autopsy.