Woman body pulled from car with GA plates submerged in Ohio pond

TOLEDO, Ohio – Perrysburg City Fire and Police teams found the body of a woman in a car that was submerged in a pond near Levis Commons Friday morning.

This happened on Michael Owens Way in Perrysburg near Owens-Illinois headquarters.

Officials say the car had a Georgia license plate and the body is believed to be a missing Georgia woman. They believe the body has been there since December.

The Lucas County Coroner has the body and is working to verify the identity. The Perrysburg police are in contact with Georgia authorities to notify the family.

A helicopter originally saw the car in the pond on Thursday evening, but the dive teams weren’t available until Friday morning. Perrysburg fire chief Rudy Ruiz said the car was submerged in about 10 feet of water.

The event is still being investigated.

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