BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The coroner said the man found dead in a pond Wednesday accidentally drowned.
The victim's name has not been released pending notification of family.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said a body was found in a pond in the Deer Lake subdivision, which is off O'Neal Lane, around 10 a.m.
A neighbor in the area claimed to have seen something floating in the pond. The person got into a boat and paddled out.
The resident realized it was a body and called the sheriff's office.