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Divers find body of man who drowned in Zachary

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ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) -

A dive team on Sunday found the body of a man who drowned in Zachary on Saturday.

Zachary Police Chief David McDavid said divers with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office found the man's body in a pond near LA 64, which is near the Home Depot in Zachary.

The victim's name has not been released. Authorities said the man was fishing when his boat capsized.

Witnesses on the scene said another person who was with the man tried to save him, but lost sight of him in the water and rushed to call for help.

An autopsy has been scheduled.

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