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

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.

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.

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