Man’s body found after he was seen struggling in pond at Fort Myers condos

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Fort Myers Police Department responds to man last seen struggling to swim in “retention type pond” at Village Creek Condominiums off Winkler Avenue in Fort Myers Saturday, April 4, 2020. Credit: WINK News.

Fort Myers Police Department confirms a man is dead after he was last seen struggling to swim in a pond at Village Creek Condominiums complex Saturday.

According to the FMPD Facebook post, police were on scene at the condos off Winkler Avenue, where a man was seen struggling in a “retention type pond” and was eventually found dead.

Police say the man’s next of kin were also at the scene.

The victim’s name remains unreleased, as police give his loved ones time to grieve.

There are no details on cause of death or where the man’s body was found.


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