A SPD spokesperson tells CHS that the death does not appear to be suspicious and there were no signs of foul play.
The body was discovered by a parks employee and reported to police and Seattle Fire just before 8 AM. The pond is near the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the park’s iconic water tower.
The body was reported to Seattle Fire as a deceased male. Investigators were at the park as of 9 AM to examine the scene around the submerged body.
The King County Medical Examiner will determine the identity of the victim and investigate the cause of death.
UPDATE 1/10/2017: Friends have identified the woman as 49-year-old Amy Vanderbeck. Our condolences to friends and family.