Police investigating body found in pond

ALTON —  Police here are conducting an equivocal death investigation after a body was discovered floating in a pond.

The body was found in a detention pond near the 600 block of N. Mexico Street at approximately 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to Alton Police Chief Johnathan Flores.

The male body is of an unknown age, and the investigation is in the preliminary stages, police said. They did not release any further information.