Officials call off search for possible drowning victim in Palmetto

March 5, 2014 

PALMETTO -- Firefighters and paramedics Wednesday have called off the search of a pond in Palmetto for a possible drowning victim.

The pond is located at the Palmetto Trace Apartments, 201 Ninth St. E., Palmetto.

Officials, including the Manatee County Sheriff's Office dive team, were searching the pond after they received an unconfirmed report that a child had entered the water.

This story will be updated with additional details as they become available.

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