Officials with the Owensboro Police Department say a body was found Monday inside of a submerged vehicle.
Officers responded to the 5000 block of Wildcat Way near South Fredrica Street after receiving a call about a submerged vehicle around 12:15 p.m. on Monday.
OPD says that upon arriving, officers, along with members of the Owensboro Fire Department, learned a car was submerged in a retention basin. One person was found deceased inside of the vehicle.
Police later identified the victim as 69-year-old Donald R. White of Owensboro, Kentucky.
According to OPD, the incident is being investigated by members of the OPD Accident Reconstruction Team and Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division.