Victim pulled from Nora retention pond ID'd

INDIANAPOLIS - Authorities have identified a drowning victim that was pulled from a retention pond on the city’s north side Thursday afternoon.

The Marion County coroner identified the victim as 14-year-old Ivan Vargas on Friday afternoon.

Vargas was found near an apartment complex in the 700 block of Lake Nora Court, near 91st Street and College Avenue, just before 3:30 p.m., dispatchers confirmed.

The coroner said the preliminary cause of death was asphyxiation due to drowning.

Few other details were released.

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