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Update: 4:40 P.M.
The deceased has been identified as William Patrick Leonard, 78 (DOB 8/20/1938), of Deltona, and his closest family member has been notified of his death.
MAN FOUND DEAD IN DELTONA POND
The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a dead man was discovered in a pond behind a Deltona condominium complex this morning.
Deputies responded to the call behind 585 Belltower Ave. around 10:02 a.m. The caller told a dispatcher a man in his 80s or 90s was found floating in the water.
There were no immediate signs of foul play or suspicious circumstances; the Sheriff’s Office investigation is continuing. The victim’s name is not being released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
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