Updated: April 24, 2021 06:13 PM
Created: April 24, 2021 02:18 PM
MURRAY, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Orleans County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was found dead in a pond Friday night.
Deputies say around 8:45 p.m. they received a call for the report of a man and a dog in the pond on Canal Road near the intersection of Fancher Road in the Town of Murray.
Deputies interviewed witnesses and it was determined that the man was in the water with a dog and had been yelling for help.
Around 11:15 p.m., a fire department search boat was able to locate and recover the body of Ryan J. Perkins, 30, of Holley.
The man was transported to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's office.
The investigation is ongoing.
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