Police: Man’s body located in Mansfield pond

(Photo: Ben Parker/WBZ-TV)

MANSFIELD, Mass. (WPRI) – Police and firefighters recovered the body of a local man who evidently fell through the surface of an icy pond.

According to police, on Saturday a local family reported that they had not heard from their adult son in some time. Authorities searched the area, and on Sunday morning found evidence at the Mill Pond off East Street that suggested someone had fallen through the ice.

Firefighters recovered the man’s body in about ten feet of water at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Police continue to investigate the death, but are not releasing the victim’s name at this time.

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