ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A missing landscaper was found dead in a retention pond Monday afternoon, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies around 2:10 p.m. responded to the retention pond near Stoneybrook Boulevard and South Alafaya Trail in reference to a missing person.
#WaterRescue Stoneybrook/S Alafaya: Rescue divers searching for missing person in a body of water. Updates to follow.— OCFire Rescue (@OCFireRescue) September 21, 2020
When they arrived on scene, Orange County Fire Rescue located an adult man and his lawn equipment in the pond. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, deputies said.
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There is no indication of any suspicious circumstances or foul play, the Sheriff’s Office said. However, the death investigation is ongoing.
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