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Missing man’s body found in Westerville pond

Missing man’s body found in Westerville pond

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – An autopsy was being conducted to determine what caused the death of a man whose body was found in a submerged car in a Westerville pond Saturday.

James Martin’s body was found inside the car after it was recovered from a pond near 6324 Hoffman Trace Road in Columbus.

Westerville Police have been investigating the disappearance of Martin since he was reported missing on January 2, Lt. Ron McMillin of the Westerville Division of Police.

The car Martin had been driving was located at the bottom of the pond by Columbus police divers from the Columbus Division of Police on Saturday afternoon and was turned over to the Franklin County Coroner’s Office.

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