Mysterious Drowning Death in Jacksonville: Authorities Search for Answers

Arlington business on Lee Road reports discovery of body in retention pond

On Tuesday morning, the body of a man was discovered in a retention pond in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office dive team and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department recovered the man’s body from the pond. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity and age have not been released yet.

The police have ruled out foul play, as there were no signs of trauma. Investigators are currently trying to determine the circumstances surrounding the drowning, but foul play is not suspected at this time. The case is being treated as an undetermined death.

The pond is located on vacant property near an abandoned house, and it appears that the man did not live there. The authorities are asking anyone with information related to this incident to contact them via phone at 904-630-0500, email at jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or through CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS. The investigation is ongoing, and they are working to gather more information about the man’s death.

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