Body found in Jennings County lake

Jennings County deputies and Indiana State Police are looking for more information after a body was found Saturday in a lake.

The body of 49-year-old Jama D. Brown of North Vernon was found at about 4 p.m. Saturday in a lake in the 1900 block of East County Road 100S, which is just south of Vernon. Jennings County deputies were called to the scene after a witness discovered the body.

State troopers and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources conservation officers, with their police dogs, assisted at the scene.

If you have any information, you are asked to contact Sgt. Jim Blevins with the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department at (812) 346-5111 or Detective Brent Miller with the Indiana State Police at (812) 689-5000.