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An 80-year-old man drowned in a pond on Friday, the Phoenix Fire Department said.

The man died in a backyard pond near 56th Street and Cactus Road, said Phoenix fire Capt. Larry Subervi. 

Crews responded to the location about 2:30 p.m.

The death is under investigation, officials added.



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