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Man found dead in pond in Union County

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Emergency crews responded Tuesday after a man was found dead in a Union County pond.

The incident happened just before 3 p.m. on the 4700 block of Phifer Road, near Austin Grove Church Road in Marshville. Officials with the Union County Sheriff's Office said the victim, identified only as a male in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no word on how the man died but crews were initially called to the scene for a reported drowning. Deputies said it appeared the man may have been working on the bank of the pond.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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