Troopers: Letcher County man finds neighbor's body in pond

Published: Oct. 19, 2018 at 4:09 PM EDT
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A Letcher County man called police after he found his neighbor's body in his pond Thursday afternoon.

Kentucky State Police got the call around 1:40 p.m. and went to a home on Cornett Branch Road in the Linefork community.

Troopers learned 60-year-old Darrell Eugene Maggard, of Linefork, drove his van into the pond sometime the night before.

The van was submerged in the pond. Maggard's body was found outside the van in the water. The Letcher County coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police are investigating but do not suspect foul play. Maggard's body was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy and toxicology results are pending.

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