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MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — The body of a Plainfield man was found Tuesday in Lake Monroe, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Ambachew Nigatu, 29, was swimming with family off the beach of Fairfax State Recreation Area when he went missing.
After being unable to find him, his family called 911 for help.
Just before 7 p.m., a member of the Monroe County Dive Team found Nigatu unresponsive in six feet of water. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing. Nigatu’s exact cause of death will be determined by an autopsy.