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Fort Stewart soldier found dead in pond

FORT STEWART, GA (AP) - The body of a soldier from Fort Stewart has been found in a recreational pond at the base.

WTOC-TV reports that emergency workers went to the scene Saturday after getting a call from fishermen who saw the soldier fall into the water. They were unsuccessful in a rescue attempt.

Authorities pronounced the soldier dead around 6:30 p.m.

Military authorities did not immediately release the soldier's name. The incident is under investigation.

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