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."