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Authorities recover 4-year-old with ties to Charleston area who drowned in Georgia pond

The father and son drowned during a fishing trip on March 28. (Source: GoFundMe) The father and son drowned during a fishing trip on March 28. (Source: GoFundMe)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Crews have recovered the body of the child who drowned after falling into a Georgia pond.

The 4-year-old fell into Bibb Pond in the Columbus, Georgia, area during a fishing trip with his 27-year-old father on March 28, according to witnesses.

Family members in Berkeley County said the two had recently moved to Georgia from the Lowcountry.

Columbus Battalion Chief Bryan Watson said witnesses reported that the son fell into the water and the father attempted to save the boy.

The father's body was recovered on April 1.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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