SWANSEA, Ill. – The body of a Belleville man who disappeared Sunday was found in a Swansea lake.

Gerry Frierdich, 51, was found belted into the wheelchair he used, submerged in the Centennial Park pond around 9:15 p.m. Sunday.

Police say rough terrain circles the park, and all signs indicate the man's death was accident. St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone said the man's cause of death is drowning.

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