Body Recovered from Yoctangee Park Lake

Chillicothe Police blocked off a portion of Enderlin Circle near the Yoctangee Park Lake as first responders pulled a body from the water, Saturday morning. Squad, fire trucks, and police cruisers were on scene, and the first responders were stationed near the water past the bridge.


According to Chillicothe Police Chief Keith Washburn, the body of a 55-year-old white male was recovered from the water, and his death is being investigated by the Ross County Coroner and the Chillicothe Police Department. They are also trying to contact the victims next of kin.


Initial autopsy results indicate the man drowned


Rescue crews were called to the scene at 8:21 a.m., Saturday, after someone had called in about a body in the water, said Chief Washburn.


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