Body of man found in Union County pond identified

Body of man found in Union County pond identified
John Sparks/WBTV
John Sparks/WBTV

UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The body of a man who was found in a pond in Union County Saturday afternoon has been identified.

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, the body of 34-year-old Jose Alfonso Gomez was found in a pond in the 3600 block of Wolfe Mill Road in Monroe. Deputies tweeted about the incident around 3:30 p.m.

Deputies performed CPR on Gomez, but said it was unsuccessful.

A neighbor pulled Gomez out of the pond before deputies arrived. Gomez lived in a nearby home on Harrington Quick Road with a roommate, deputies said.

No other information has been released.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-282-5600.

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