Drowning Man Found Dead In Retention Pond In Jacksonville

The man who was found drowning in retention pond in Jacksonville, was later found dead, Neighbors try to save his life by calling 911 and one man even tried to jump into the water, but he was found dead early Tuesday morning, police said.

The man was heard yelling for help, struggling to swim in a retention pond in the 8500 block of Southside Boulevard Tuesday morning. But he did not survive.

Jacksonville Sheriff office stated that a good samaritan jumped in the water to try to help, but the man went under the water before he could get there and his body was recovered by the Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department dive team.

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