Fisherman dead after boat capsizes in Raleigh pond


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Fire Department said a fisherman drowned over the weekend in a pond in Raleigh.

It happened at Old Mill Pond along Hobson Road and Hawkins Mill Road around 9 p.m. Sunday.

Two men were reportedly fishing when their aluminum boat capsized. One man managed to climb on top of the overturned boat but the other disappeared under the water.

Rescuers found a 60-year-old man who was unresponsive. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His identity has not been released pending notification of the family.

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