CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A 39-year-old Charlotte man drowned while fishing with a relative at Murray’s Mill pond in Catawba County on Sunday afternoon, according to emergency workers.
WSOC-TV reported that several agencies responded, including a dive team, after the victim went underwater and help was called for.
Divers found the man’s body in the water at approximately 1:15 p.m. The identity of the victim has not been released.
The man and his relative were on an 8-foot fishing boat that capsized, according to officials. The victim’s relative reportedly made it back to shore, but the victim did not.