(7-9-19) A resident at the Otterbein-Cridersville Senior Life Community was found dead in a pond on the facility’s site at around 2:15 Monday morning.

Cridersville Police Chief Paul Robbins

“A search of the area was conducted. Officers located a subject deceased in a body of water on the property. The investigation is ongoing at this time.”

Gary Horning, Otterbein Vice President of Marketing and Communications in a Lima News story today:

“The individual had been a resident in our assisted living facility for less than two weeks. At this time, we don’t yet know all the circumstances. The incident is being investigated by the Cridersville Police Department. We are deeply troubled by this, but I can’t say any more at this time due to privacy issues.”

The victims name has not been released at this time. The Auglaize Sheriff’s Department also assisted on the site.