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Body of person who fell into Shellsburg pond recovered

UPDATE: The body of a person who fell through a frozen pond has been recovered.

The Johnson County Dive Team recovered the body of 47-year-old Shannan Lee Hughes in a private pond in Shellsburg this morning.


BENTON COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL)--- The Benton County Sheriff's Office received a report of a fisherman that fell through the ice at a private pond northeast of Shellsburg.

The caller says they noticed the fisherman on the pond earlier, then when they came back the fisherman was nowhere around, and there was a large hole in the ice.

Authorities can't confirm at this time if there is a victim.

The search is ongoing.

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