Man missing in pond confirmed dead

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police recovered the body of an unidentified man who disappeared in a pond Sunday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The unidentified man was attempting to retrieve a paddle boat from a pond at Daybreak Woods sub-division on the Northside. He went under for reasons unknown.

A woman who would not give her name, but said she is a cousin of the victim said he was "Outgoing and always happy." She also said he leaves behind a wife and a 12-year-old son.

She called the incident "A great loss." Adding that the family of the victim "is trying to grieve."

A friend of the victim, whom identified herself only as 'Pat' told FCN her friend was "Fun, (a) family guy (and) hard working."


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