Man found in Sacramento pond

Area where man was fishing Credit: Google Maps

Area where man was fishing
Credit: Google Maps

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Fire Department responded to a call Tuesday afternoon for a man found in a pond in the area of Truxel Road.

The fire department transported the victim, a male in his 20s, to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, the victim’s family initially came upon the man and called for help. The family pulled the man to shore before fire personnel arrived.

The family told officers they went to the pond to visit with the victim, who they thought was fishing with a friend.  The victim’s friend was not at the scene when the family discovered the victim.

There were no obvious signs of traumatic injuries to the victim and detectives are investigating the death as suspicious. The coroner’s office is investigation the cause of death. Crime Scene Investigators were also called to the scene to assist.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this incident to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471, callers can remain anonymous.


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