Swimmer’s body recovered from water at White Rock Park

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an incident that occurred Monday evening where a swimmer went missing in the water at White Rock Park.

At approximately 6:03 p.m., authorities were contacted in reference to a male swimmer reported missing in the water for at least 5 minutes.

Conservation Officers, Indiana State Police, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Shelbyville Fire Department arrived on scene and quickly began a search and rescue operation.

At approximately 7:12 p.m., an Indiana State Police diver located the swimmer near the docks in 17 feet of water.

The swimmer recovered from the water at White Water Park yesterday has been identified as Lucius Chitty, 19, of Georgia.

Chitty was pronounced deceased at the hospital, and family notification has been made.

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