Local Man Drowns in Lagoon Behind His Home


BAYVILLE – A 76-year-old man was found drowned in a lagoon near his home after going missing Wednesday.

The man, whose identity has not yet been revealed, was a resident of Sandlewood Drive in Bayville. He was found around 9 pm after a search by Berkeley Town Police Officers, Ocean County Sheriff’s Officers, and the Bayville Fire Department.

The man was known to have pre-existing medical conditions and no foul play is suspected.

If you have any information on the man’s death, please call
Detective William Somers at 732-341-132 ext. 2111.

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