19 Year-Old Drowns in Waterford


Emergency workers recovered the body of a teenager from a pond in Waterford Township Tuesday night after an hours long search.

The Erie County Coroner confirms that the body of an older teenager, possibly 19 years old, was recovered from a pond at Sparrow Pond Family Campground. Firefighters were called to the pond off of Route 19 just after 8pm Tuesday.

According to Erie County 9-1-1, they received reports of 3 people swimming in the pond when one of the swimmers went under and did not resurface.

After searching the pond for more than an hour, the teenager’s body was recovered.

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