Man drowns in Pine Meadows, Virginia Beach police say

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VIRGINIA BEACH — The man who drowned on Friday in a pond has been identified as 70-year-old Franklin Lemonds, police said.

Shortly after 1 p.m., police were notified of a man in the pond behind a home in Pine Meadows. When officers arrived, neighbors were attempting to rescue Lemonds but he did not survive.

A cause of death has not yet been determined, police said.