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Aside arrow UPDATE: Man Found Dead In Deltona Pond
July 24, 2017 11:05 am

Andrew Gant
Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations

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.



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.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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