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Body found floating in Larsen Park pond in Lake in the Hills

Larsen Park, 1211 Pyott Road, which is near Creekview Lane and Horizon Ridge
Larsen Park, 1211 Pyott Road, which is near Creekview Lane and Horizon Ridge

A dead body was found floating in a pond by a bystander in Lake in the Hills Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection district was called at around 10:40 a.m. for a report of a person in the water at Larsen Park, 1211 Pyott Road, which is near Creekview Lane and Horizon Ridge.

Authorities said that a bystander had called 911 to report a person face down in the water.

Emergency personnel arrived on scene and began searching the area. Fire officials said that the victim was located and removed from the water by fire department personnel.

The scene was turned over to the Lake in the Hills Police Department and the McHenry County Coroner.

No information was provided about the victim’s gender, age, or name. Officials did not give any other details about what happened to lead up to this.

Police said they have no information to suggest that there is a threat to public safety at this time.

The McHenry Counter Coroner said that an autopsy will be performed Wednesday morning.

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

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