Man drowns in Cottageville pond

COTTAGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) - A 42-year-old man drowned in Cottageville over the weekend, authorities say.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Michael Martin was found dead in a pond off Sam Reed Lane around 3 p.m. Sunday, roughly 15 hours after he was reported missing.

Sam Reed Lane is located off Highway 61 a few miles west of Givhans Ferry State Park.

An autopsy will be held Monday morning.

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