Hancock County News

Longtime Greenfield business owner found in pond; death investigation

Indiana Conservation Officers are conducting a death investigation after the body of a Greenfield man was recovered from a retention pond Monday evening.  Officers were dispatched to the area of Cone Court and Longfellow Lane in Greenfield regarding a person in the water.  Officers located the body of Charles Schrieber, 87, in four feet of water, near the shoreline.

 

Family had noticed Schreiber was missing from his home and began searching the immediate area. After a couple of hours, they located his body in the pond, around which he frequently walked.

 

Schrieber was the owner of Schrieber's Bait and Tackle in Greenfield for over 60 years.

 

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted on scene by the Hancock County Coroner’s Office, Greenfield Police Department, Greenfield Fire Territory, and Hancock County Emergency Operations Center Dispatch.

 

Schrieber was the owner of Schrieber's Bait and Tackle in Greenfield for over 60 years.