Topeka man drowns in Shawnee County pond

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities have identified a man who drowned in a pond in Shawnee County.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 52-year-old Marty P. Artzer of Topeka drowned Tuesday night. Emergency crews found Artzer at the bottom of a pond. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s office identified Artzer early Wednesday and says it’s investigating the death as an accidental drowning.

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