Richland County Sheriff’s Office investigating death of man found in pond

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MANSFIELD – The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found in a pond on Sunday morning.

Just before noon, a 911 call was made about a man floating in a pond on Garver Road in Mansfield.

The victim, 70-year-old Paul Sweeney, was found in the pond and the Richland County Coroner was called to the scene.

The pond was at Sweeney’s residence and his cause of death has not yet been determined.


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