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Man Found Dead In Pond

Posted at 7:10 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 19:10:57-04

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18)– The Rowan County Coroner tells LEX 18 that a man drowned after his riding mower fell into a pond.

It happened on Christy Creek Road outside of Elliotville.

An elderly man was mowing his property and apparently lost control and fell or slid into a pond. The man was found in the pond by a family member, according to the coroner.

The man has been identified as 83-year-old John Christy.

The cause of death was drowning. No autopsy will be performed.