Sarasota investigators report death of 21-year-old found in pond

SARASOTA -- The death of a 21-year-old man whose body was found in a pond is being investigated by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

The body was found about 6:15 p.m. Saturday by a resident of the apartment complex in the 3500 block of Coronado Drive while fishing. Foul play is not suspected.

Sheriff’s Underwater Recovery Force removed the man’s body from the pond. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office and the Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating this death.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS(8477), or online at or via text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).