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Wayne County man dead of apparent drowning

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A man is dead after an apparent drowning.

Deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office say they were called to a pond located near the Wayne County/Wilson County line on Sunday after 66-year-old Otha Wayne Pollard Sr. went missing.

Family members told lawmen that Pollard went fishing around 2 p.m. and never returned. They went down to the pond, found his boat and fishing gear in the water, but couldn't find Pollard.

Members of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Dive Team along with members of the Fremont Fire Department arrived on scene to search the area by boat, returning again Monday monring.

They found Pollard's boad around 10 a.m.

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