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Body found in Zachary pond after reported drowning

1 year 9 months 4 weeks ago March 22, 2015 Mar 22, 2015 Sunday, March 22 2015 March 22, 2015 1:26 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Caroline McDougall

ZACHARY - A body has been found in a pond Sunday afternoon in relation to a reported drowning in Zachary the previous day.

According to Chief David McDavid of Zachary Police, a body was found by divers in a pond near Hwy 64 east of White Bayou.

Divers from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's department were called out to assist police on the search.

Police say they were notified of the drowning by another man that was on the boat with the drowning victim. Divers wrapped up the search around 7 p.m. Saturday and continued around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say they do not have an identity of the person as of yet and are still investigating what happened.

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