INDIANAPOLIS – A body was found early Tuesday morning near Bishop Chatard High School, according to Principal Joe Hansen.
In an email to parents, Hansen said the body was found “on the rocks of the retention pond, south of the Bishop Chatard campus on 58th Street.”
Police have temporarily closed 58th Street to traffic for an investigation.
There is no threat to the school and the school day is proceeding as planned, Hansen said.
The full email to parents reads as follows:
Early this morning the body of a deceased person was found on the rocks of the retention pond, south of the Bishop Chatard campus on 58th Street. Police have temporary closed 58th St. to traffic while investigating the situation.
School officials have been assured by law enforcement that there is no threat to school safety, and the school day is proceeding as planned. As always, security personnel is on site at BCHS throughout the school day.
The safety of all BCHS students, faculty and staff is a top priority of school officials. We will continue to keep parents informed if pertinent information is provided by law enforcement. Please join us in praying for those impacted by this individual’s death.
This story is developing and will be updated when more information becomes available.