DEFIANCE — The body of a Defiance man was pulled from the Auglaize River Friday night, police here said yesterday.
The body of David L. Nelson, 37, was recovered about 6:40 p.m. by police officers assisted by Defiance County sheriff's deputies, police said.
Dr. James Preston, the county coroner, said Mr. Nelson drowned, but declined to discuss the circumstances surrounding the death. He referred all questions to police.
Defiance police Chief Norm Walker could not be reached for comment.
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