Man’s body found in Perry County pond

CORNING, OH (WCMH) — The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says crews have recovered the body of a man after a reported drowning in Corning.

The Corning Fire Department says they got a call about a possible drowning in a large pond at the Scenic Trails Recreation Land Saturday afternoon.

A dive team was called to assist in the search, it was suspended for the evening Saturday and a recovery mission resumed Sunday.

The man’s body was found at 11:36am Sunday, the sheriff’s office said. He has not been identified. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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