Body recovered from pond in Apple Valley, no foul play suspected

Law enforcement officials in the south metro are investigating after recovering a body from a pond Friday afternoon.

According to a news release, both the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and Apple Valley Police responded to a report of an adult male found deceased in a pond in Apple Valley at around noon on April 1.

The news release notes that the deceased male was found in a pond near Galaxie Park.

No foul play is suspected, and there is no danger to the public, according to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.

The identity of the body recovered has not been released, and the investigation is ongoing.